Translation of competitor in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /kəmˈpetətər; kəmˈpetɪtə(r)/


  • 1.1 (contestant) participante (mf), concursante (mf); (in competitive examination) opositor, -tora (m,f), concursante (mf)
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    • It goes without saying that, for a golf event to be contested fairly, every competitor must play off the same tees.
    • Competition rules state that competitors must be 15 or over because of the nature of the water.
    • He said there was plenty of interest from competitors keen to participate in the games.
    1.2 (rival) [Busn] competidor, -dora (m,f), rival (mf); [Sport] contrincante (mf), rival (mf)
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    • ITV has one distinct selling point over most of its competitors in the commercial sector.
    • Patents are often used by big companies to force competitors out of the market.
    • A company could be right in the middle of its launch campaign when a competitor releases a rival product.

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