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rivalry

ri·val·ry

rivalry

 
 
pronunciation:
raI vl ri
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
inflections: rivalries
definition 1: the act, relation, or condition of a rival or rivals; competition.
The rivalry between the two gangs resulted in a number of deaths last year.
synonyms:
battle, clash, combat, competition, conflict, contention, contest, duel, fight, one-upmanship, opposition, race, struggle, vying, war
similar words:
antagonism, enmity, hostility
definition 2: an instance of competing.
synonyms:
battle, competition, contest
similar words:
bout, clash, contention, duel, engagement, event, fight, joust, match, race, skirmish, tussle, war
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derivation: rivalrous (adj.)