Definition of rivalrous in English:


Syllabification: ri·val·rous
Pronunciation: /ˈrīvəlrəs


  • Prone to or subject to rivalry: rivalrous presidential aspirants
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    • Similar hypotheses to our own, derived from assuming oligopolistic or rivalrous behavior, have been a subject of study in the field of international business.
    • As a result, we keep following the cycle of tearing down the old to build new structures of cooperation that carry the rivalrous seeds of its own destruction.
    • She was highly competitive and rivalrous and said, ‘I'm going to go talk to your professors.’

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