Definitions for competitiveness
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
com•pet•i•tivekəmˈpɛt ɪ tɪv(adj.)
of, pertaining to, involving, or decided by competition.
well suited for competition:
a competitive price.
having a strong desire to compete or to succeed.
Origin of competitive:
an aggressive willingness to compete
"the team was full of fight"
The state of being competitive.
Competitiveness pertains to the ability and performance of a firm, sub-sector or country to sell and supply goods and services in a given market, in relation to the ability and performance of other firms, sub-sectors or countries in the same market. The term may also be applied to markets, where it is used to refer to the extent to which the market structure may be regarded as perfectly competitive. This usage has nothing to do with the extent to which individual firms are "competitive'.
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