- 1Relating to or characterized by competition: a competitive sport the intensely competitive newspaper industryMore example sentences
- That gives us, as New Zealanders, a clear, competitive advantage in most industries.
- Keeping on top of global developments in a particular field can afford serious competitive advantage.
- It is a much cheaper way of gaining competitive advantage and it is a continuing process.
- 1.1Having or displaying a strong desire to be more successful than others: she had a competitive streakMore example sentences
- Bayern Munich may have been knocked out of Europe, but their competitive spirit is as strong as ever.
- Even their displays of competitive compassion only emphasise how illusory the choice is.
- This was an excellent game of football, displayed by two very competitive sides.
- 2As good as or better than others of a comparable nature: a car industry competitive with any in the worldMore example sentences
- Many US firms could now find it is easier to export because their goods and services are considerably more competitive.
- Air access and egress is considered a fundamental for any region which hopes to be competitive in the future.
- Those projects as well as excellence in education will make the country competitive.
- 2.1(Of prices) low enough to compare well with those of rival traders: we offer prompt service at competitive ratesMore example sentences
- They would then decide whether the prices were competitive enough to make it a sustainable business.
- Three competitive proposals are usually enough to establish a competitive price for money.
- A low exchange rate, competitive prices, and a whole lot of migration do not make them magicians.
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- It was an almighty struggle, but he was getting close to competitiveness.
- He fights tooth and nail to avoid losing, revealing a competitiveness that did not seem to be there before.
- Now you seem to be saying that that ‘answerability’ is a kind of competitiveness, too.