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Synonyms for competitive
kəmˈpɛt ɪ tɪvcom·pet·i·tive

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  1. competitiveadjective

    of or pertaining to competition


Princeton's WordNet

  1. competitive, competitoryadjective

    involving competition or competitiveness

    "competitive games"; "to improve one's competitive position"

    militant, free-enterprise(a), competitory, private-enterprise(a)

    accommodative, uncompetitive, noncompetitive, cooperative, socialist, unaggressive, monopolistic, nonaggressive, socialistic

  2. competitive, free-enterprise(a), private-enterprise(a)adjective

    subscribing to capitalistic competition

    cooperative, monopolistic, uncompetitive, nonaggressive, socialist, accommodative, noncompetitive, unaggressive, socialistic

  3. competitive, militantadjective

    showing a fighting disposition

    "highly competitive sales representative"; "militant in fighting for better wages for workers"; "his self-assertive and ubiquitous energy"

    militant, warlike, private-enterprise(a), hawkish, warring, war-ridden, competitory, free-enterprise(a), belligerent

    monopolistic, accommodative, cooperative, nonaggressive, noncompetitive, uncompetitive, unaggressive, socialistic, socialist

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. competitiveadjective

    competing, prompted by emulation

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  1. Matthew Griffin:

    The U.S. backed with a free trade agreement to give those small businesses a competitive advantage, and it’s working. We are seeing the end of the FARC rebellion in Colombia after 50-something years and it’s mainly because of business and trade.

  2. Wasserman Schultz:

    We expect a competitive primary for the Democratic nomination, i look forward to the contributions that Secretary Clinton and all of our eventual candidates will bring to this debate.

  3. Jennifer Bazante:

    We're just trying to inspire the next person -- doesn't matter what their age or their ability is -- to start living a healthy lifestyle, we wanted to celebrate these incredible people in a new way this year that showcased not only their competitive spirit, but also depicts the whole person.

  4. Cory Booker:

    Life gives you these incredible gifts at times disguised as failures or setbacks or knockdowns, these humbling moments that ultimately end up being turning points for you to greater opportunity beyond that which you imagined, and this was yet another football gift to me, to be able to play at high level, Division I competitive football, to sit with a guy who would go on to be... a playoff coach, and have a moment that you think is a devastating end, and it turns out to be an extraordinary, unimaginable beginning.

  5. Chris Chadwick:

    You look at ULA with 99 consecutive launches without an accident. We're the best in industry. Others are trying to attain the record we have, we think we have a real good competitive position, and we're committed for the long term.

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