Entry from British & World English dictionary
The chief rival of a person, team, or organization.
- After winning the cup competition the team played arch-rivals Swinton High School in the league play-off and won 5-0.
- But the real test comes when the team faces arch-rivals Bristol this Sunday - and the winner will claim the 2003 title.
- And with his arch-rivals as chief executive and as chairman, that is unlikely.
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