Definition of rival in English:

rival

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Pronunciation: /ˈrʌɪv(ə)l
 
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noun

verb (rivals, rivalling, rivalled; US rivals, rivaling, rivaled)

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Origin

late 16th century: from Latin rivalis, originally in the sense 'person using the same stream as another', from rivus 'stream'.

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