the competition

noun

Definition of the competition

: a person or group that one is trying to succeed against : a person or group that one is competing with He sized up the competition looking to see who his toughest opponent would likely be. Don't let the competition know our trade secrets. In my opinion, this restaurant has no competition. It's so much better that all the others.

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“The competition.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20competition. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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