competitor

noun
1 in business
ADJECTIVE
biggest, chief, leading, main, major
fierce, formidable, serious, strong, tough

The company has no serious competitors in this area.

potential
closest, direct, nearest
domestic, local
foreign, global, international, overseas
VERB + COMPETITOR
face

The industry is facing increasingly strong foreign competitors.

beat, outperform
COMPETITOR + VERB
offer sth

Nearly all our competitors offered free Internet services.

PREPOSITION
competitor for

fierce competitors for the dominant position in the Asian market

2 person who takes part in a competition
ADJECTIVE
strong, top

She is one of the sport's top competitors.

successful
worthy
fellow
fitness (= who take part in fitness contests) (AmE)
COMPETITOR + VERB
enter sth

Ten competitors entered the race.


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  • competitor — com‧pet‧i‧tor [kəmˈpettə ǁ ər] noun [countable] COMMERCE a person, product, company, country etc that is competing with another: • people who have tried our product or its direct competitor • Britain has had higher long term interest rates than… …   Financial and business terms

  • compeţitor — COMPEŢITÓR, OÁRE s.m. şi f. v. competitor. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98 …   Dicționar Român

  • competitor — 1530s, from M.Fr. compétiteur (16c.), or directly from L. competitor rival, agent noun from competere (see COMPETE (Cf. compete)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Competitor — Com*pet i*tor, n. [L.: cf. F. comp[ e]titeur.] 1. One who seeks what another seeks, or claims what another claims; one who competes; a rival. [1913 Webster] And can not brook competitors in love. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. An associate; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Competītor — Competītor, so v. w. Competent …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • competitor — index adversary, candidate, contender, foe, peer, rival Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • competitor — /komˈpɛtitor, ingl. kəmˈpɛtɪtə(r)/ [propr. «competitore»] s. m. e f. inv.; anche agg. inv. (econ.) concorrente …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • competitor — [n] person willing to enter contest adversary, antagonist, challenger, competition, contestant, corival, dark horse*, emulator, favorite, opponent, opposition, rival; concepts 366,423 …   New thesaurus

  • competitor — ► NOUN 1) a person who takes part in a sporting contest. 2) an organization engaged in commercial or economic competition with others …   English terms dictionary

  • competitor — [kəm pet′ət ər] n. [L] 1. a person who competes; rival 2. a business, team, etc. that competes …   English World dictionary

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