Definition of corrival in English:

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Pronunciation: /kəˈrʌɪv(ə)l/

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One of several competitors having an equal claim to someone or something, especially a rival suitor: he doth suspect corrivals in his love
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  • His corrival was Thomas Radcliffe, Earl of Sussex, who in his constellation was his direct opposite.
  • She dwelt with young Bold's sister, he that is my corrival in your love.
  • Though there be many corrivals, only one carries the prize.


Late 16th century: French, or from Latin corrivalis, from rivalis rival.

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