competing

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Compete \Com*pete"\, verb (used without an object) [imp. & p. p. {Competed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Competing}.] [L. completere, competitum; com- + petere to seek. See {Petition}.] To contend emulously; to seek or strive for the same thing, position, or reward for which another is striving; to contend in rivalry, as for a prize or in business; as, tradesmen compete with one another.

The rival statesmen, with eyes fixed on America, were all the while competing for European alliances. --Bancroft. Competence


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