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rivalry

noun ri·val·ry \ˈrī-vəl-rē\

: a state or situation in which people or groups are competing with each other

plural -ries

Full Definition of RIVALRY

:  the act of rivaling :  the state of being a rival :  competition

Examples of RIVALRY

  1. There is a bitter rivalry between the two groups.
  2. a strong sense of rivalry

First Known Use of RIVALRY

1598
RIVALRY Defined for Kids

rivalry

noun ri·val·ry \ˈrī-vəl-rē\
plural ri·val·ries

Definition of RIVALRY for Kids

:  the state of trying to defeat or be more successful than another :  competition
Medical Dictionary

rivalry

noun ri·val·ry \ˈrī-vəl-rē\
plural -ries

Medical Definition of RIVALRY

1
:  a competitive or antagonistic state or condition

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July 06, 2015
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