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Definition of rivalry noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



(pl. rivalries) [countable, uncountable]
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a state in which two people, companies, etc. are competing for the same thing rivalry (with somebody/something) (for something) a fierce rivalry for world supremacy rivalry (between A and B) (for something) There is a certain amount of friendly rivalry between the teams. political rivalries sibling rivalry (= between brothers and sisters)
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