Translation of competition in Spanish:

competition

Pronunciation: /ˌkɑːmpəˈtɪʃən; ˌkɒmpəˈtɪʃən/

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  • 1 u 1.1 (competing) competencia (f) free competition (Econ) libre competencia fair/unfair competition competencia leal/desleal to be in competition with sb/sth competir* con algn/algo 1.2 (opposition) competencia (f)
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    • The company works ruthlessly to destroy any competition before the competition even gets a chance to mount a challenge in the marketplace.
    • Just be careful that you don't pan to the left or right to check out the competition.
    • Some, outside Scottish football, underestimate the competition.
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    • In prehistoric times, natural disasters and competition with other species were the main causes.
    • Plant and animal competition is most marked on fertile soils of eutrophic forests and grasslands.
    • In the present study, small individuals of this species died in competition with large ones in field trials.

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