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Definitions for competitive
kəmˈpɛt ɪ tɪvcom·pet·i·tive

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word competitive.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. competitive, competitoryadjective

    involving competition or competitiveness

    "competitive games"; "to improve one's competitive position"

  2. competitive, free-enterprise(a), private-enterprise(a)adjective

    subscribing to capitalistic competition

  3. competitive, militantadjective

    showing a fighting disposition

    "highly competitive sales representative"; "militant in fighting for better wages for workers"; "his self-assertive and ubiquitous energy"

Wiktionary

  1. competitiveadjective

    capable of competing successfully

  2. competitiveadjective

    of or pertaining to competition

  3. competitiveadjective

    inclined to compete

  4. competitiveadjective

    inhibiting the action of an enzyme by binding with it

  5. competitiveadjective

    (euphemistically, of prices) cheap, especially used of quality products

Webster Dictionary

  1. Competitiveadjective

    of or pertaining to competition; producing competition; competitory; as, a competitive examination

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'competitive' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2765

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'competitive' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3430

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'competitive' in Adjectives Frequency: #367

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of competitive in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of competitive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of competitive in a Sentence

  1. Alex Anthopoulos:

    For you wanting to commit, to be with us and be here, and be part of this core, is exceptionally exciting, hopefully were going to continue to be a very competitive club.

  2. Gerard Reid:

    I don't believe anyone in Europe can be competitive with the Asians.

  3. Geoff Blaber:

    Simply, carriers must respond by ensuring their installment plans and terms are competitive versus those from Apple Inc and double down on differentiation based on network and tariff.

  4. Angel Vila:

    We're optimistic because Hutchison has experience in negotiating other deals with (the European) Commission, also we think that Hutchison is quite keen in achieving the transaction that will allow them to be in a much better competitive position in the UK market.

  5. Oksana Tarasenko:

    As the next stage assumes a competitive comparison of the proposals, it is not expedient to name the banks.

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