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Noun competition has 4 senses
  1. competition - a business relation in which two parties compete to gain customers; "business competition can be fiendish at times"
    --1 is a kind of
    business relation
    --1 has particulars: price war, price competition
  2. contest, competition - an occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants
    --2 is a kind of social event
    --2 has particulars:
     game; athletic contest, athletic competition, athletics; chicken; cliffhanger; dogfight; race; tournament, tourney; playoff; series; field trial; match; tournament; race; spelling bee, spelldown, spelling contest; trial
  3. competition, contention, rivalry - the act of competing as for profit or a prize; "the teams were in fierce contention for first place"
    --3 is a kind of group action
    Antonyms: cooperation
    --3 has particulars: contest
    Derived form: verb compete1
  4. rival, challenger, competitor, competition, contender - the contestant you hope to defeat; "he had respect for his rivals"; "he wanted to know what the competition was doing"
    --4 is a kind of contestant
    --4 has particulars:
     champion, champ, title-holder; comer; finalist; foe, enemy; front-runner, favorite, favourite; king, queen, world-beater; runner-up, second best; semifinalist; street fighter; tier; tilter
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