competing

adjective
com·​pet·​ing | \ kəm-ˈpē-tiŋ How to pronounce competing (audio) \

Definition of competing

: in a state of rivalry or competition (as for position, profit, or a prize) the competing teams/athletes researched competing companies/products They received several competing offers/bids. their competing claims to the territory She had many competing demands on her time. … money is needed for social programs, health care, the environment and myriad other competing interests.— Gloria Galloway Using themselves, and 30 other pairs of identical twins as subjects, the two set out to test competing theories …— Alison Rowat

First Known Use of competing

1660, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of competing was in 1660

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“Competing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/competing. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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