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corrival Line breaks: cor|rival
Pronunciation: /kəˈrʌɪv(ə)l/

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Definition of corrival in English:


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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  • Adam cast him into so narrow a mould, as to think that himself, who had newly sprouted up by his almighty power, was fit to be his corrival in knowledge.
  • Zephyrus hated Hyacinthus because he scorned him, and preferred his corrival Apollo.
  • 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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