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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. competitive, competitory(adj)

    involving competition or competitiveness

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

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

    subscribing to capitalistic competition

  3. competitive, militant(adj)

    showing a fighting disposition

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

Wiktionary

  1. competitive(Adjective)

    capable of competing successfully

  2. competitive(Adjective)

    of or pertaining to competition

  3. competitive(Adjective)

    inclined to compete

  4. competitive(Adjective)

    inhibiting the action of an enzyme by binding with it

  5. competitive(Adjective)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Competitive(adj)

    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

How to pronounce competitive?

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How to say competitive in sign language?

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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. Chris DeJong:

    I knew then that my competitive swimming career was over. I really didn't know what I would do next, it was a difficult, confusing time for me.

  2. Karin Wadsack:

    At this point, the cost of electricity from coal, which has been stable over a very long period of time, is no longer competitive with those other sources, fox News is something that is, to me, just a question of technology advancement. We could n’t extract natural gas at the same price 20 years ago as we can now, so natural gas-fired power plants are more competitive … Since we invented electricity 125 years ago, things have always been evolving and changing — how we get our electricity, the cost of electricity to us. What we take into account we think about the cost of electricity.

  3. Maicel Uibo:

    As athletes we're very competitive, we train together, we practice at the same time sometimes. It's always a little bit competitive on the track and off the track.

  4. Nico Rosberg:

    We made good steps forward with the setup but, as always, there is still more time to be found. We'll keep chipping away at it and look to improve in every area possible but the car feels great, It's the best I've ever driven here without doubt...when you know you have a package as competitive as ours it's like being a kid at Christmas.

  5. Renee Miller:

    I'm very competitive. ... To me, it's like a test of my own knowledge.

Images & Illustrations of competitive

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