Ri*val"i*ty\, n. [L. rivalitas: cf. F. rivalit['e].]

1. Rivalry; competition. [Obs.]

2. Equality, as of right or rank. [Obs.] --hak.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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