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competing

adjective

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competing

verb
present participle of compete

Synonyms of competing (Entry 2 of 2)

to engage in a contest
  • prizefighters competing for the world heavyweight championship

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The first known use of competing was in 1660

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“Competing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/competing. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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