Definition of competitively adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//kəmˈpetətɪvli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//kəmˈpetətɪvli//
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  1. 1in a situation in which people or organizations compete against each other She is a former tennis world number one but has not played competitively for two years.
  2. 2competitively (with somebody/something) in a way that is as good as or better than others competitively priced goods
  3. 3in a way that is trying very hard to be better than others The regulations encourage market operators to behave competitively.