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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, 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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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. McCall Zerboni:

    I think it's exciting that we're number one and they're number two – that kind of shows the consistency of performance and success all year long and it shows the competitive level of each squad.

  2. Katie Nixon:

    The combination of higher oil prices, higher dollar and stronger yields are starting to potentially weigh on investor sentiment, as yields go up they start to be a little bit more competitive with risk assets and with stocks in particular.

  3. Prime Minister David Cameron:

    I want the European Union to be more competitive in terms of growth and jobs. I want Britain to stay in a refomed European Union, we need stronger cooperation in Europe on information sharing and passengers' name records.

  4. Bill Winters:

    We need to reinforce our foundations; streamline our business; strengthen our financial position; and re-orient the bank for better returns on our capital, our capital strength is a key priority. Capital strength is a competitive advantage, especially in tough economic times. We are reviewing all aspects of our capital strength as part of our broader business review.

  5. Mike Coupe:

    The specific reason for wanting to merge was to lower prices for customers, the CMA's conclusion that we would increase prices post-merger ignores the dynamic and highly competitive nature of the UK grocery market. The CMA is today effectively taking 1 billion pounds out of customers' pockets.

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