Definition of archrival
: a principal rival
Examples of archrival in a Sentence
In baseball, the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees are archrivals.
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But in front of James and the Cavs now are the Warriors, their archrival who beat them in the 2015 Finals, blew a 3-1 lead to Cleveland in the 2016 Finals for the Cavs' first championship, and then signed Kevin Durant.
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Definition of archrival for English Language Learners
: someone's chief rival or opponent
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