competitor ship

competitor

[kuhm-pet-i-ter]
noun
a person, team, company, etc., that competes; rival.

Origin:
1525–35; < Latin competītor rival for an office, equivalent to com- com- + petītor seeker, claimant (see petitor)

competitorship, noun


See opponent.
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competitor (kəmˈpɛtɪtə)
 
n
a person, group, team, firm, etc, that vies or competes; rival

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competitor
1530s, from Fr. compétiteur (16c.), from L. competitor, agent noun from competere (see compete).
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