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

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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. Ruggero Contu:

    If you're a European company, you can play the card and say, our data stays in Europe. The public sector would be more interested to that, there's some value in the argument, but it's not going to change competitive dynamics dramatically.

  2. Transport Secretary Sergio Monteiro:

    We finally have a competitive environment in the TAP privatisation process ... even though the company is facing many difficulties.

  3. South Dakota:

    This is a great day for South Dakota. We have long fought the battle to defend Main Street businesses and now with today's ruling, all businesses will compete on a level playing field, rejecting the physical presence rule is necessary to ensure that artificial competitive advantages are not created by this court's precedents.

  4. Canadian Finance Minister Joe Oliver:

    This is a private sector decision in a highly competitive industry and I don't think it has broader implications.

  5. Alberto Maestrini:

    European players do not have the right critical mass to compete against very large international competitors and to create the financial and operational synergies needed to be competitive in export.

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