competition meaning

EN[ˌkɒmpəˈtɪʃən] [ˌkɑːmpəˈtɪʃən]
  • Competition in biology and sociology, is a contest between organisms, animals, individuals, groups, etc.
FR compétition

    Definition of competition in English Dictionary

  • NounPLcompetitionsPREcom-SUF-tion
    1. NU The action of competing.
      1. The competition for this job is strong. ‎
    2. NC A contest for a prize or award.
      1. The newspaper is featuring a competition to win a car. ‎
    3. NU (collectively) The competitors in such a contest.
      1. The new stain remover was ten times more effective than the competition. ‎
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • Before the competition opened, inspectors were backstage opening pots, checking vegetable bags to make sure none had been precut [ … ] .
      • We have outengineered the competition with this great new product.
      • Actually, competition may cause a shift in niche partitioning of plant resources (i.e., flower vs. leaf), which consequently affects the extraguild prey consumption.
    2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
      • Competitions are also being organized by the Museum in games like congkak, gasing (top-spinning), capteh, five stones and cat’s cradle.
    3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
      • Jim overtrained and found that he was exhausted by the time of the competition.
      • He hopes that all the extra advertising will give him a leg up on the competition.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Collective nouns
        • Countable nouns
          • Singularia tantum
            • Uncountable nouns
        Related Links:
        1. en competitions
        2. en competitional
        3. en competitionless
        4. en competitionlike
        Source: Wiktionary
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        Meaning of competition for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "competition" is a noun, more specifically, a collective noun, a countable noun and a singularia tantum.
        Difficultness: Level 2
        Easy     ➨     Difficult
        Definiteness: Level 9
        Definite    ➨     Versatile