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Meaning of COMPETITIVE

Pronunciation:  kum'petitiv

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  showing a fighting disposition without self-seeking; "highly competitive sales representative"; "militant in fighting for better wages for workers"; "his self-assertive and ubiquitous energy"
  2. [adj]  subscribing to capitalistic competition
  3. [adj]  involving competition or competitiveness; "competitive games"; "to improve one's competitive position"
 

COMPETITIVE is a 11 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: aggressive, agonistic, agonistical, capitalist, capitalistic, combative, competing(a), competitory, contending, emulous, free-enterprise(a), matched, militant, private-enterprise(a), rival(a), rivalrous
 
 Antonyms: noncompetitive
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Com*pet"i*tive\, a.
Of or pertaining to competition; producing competition;
competitory; as, a competitive examination.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: adversary, adversative, adverse, alien, antagonistic, anti, antipathetic, antithetic, clashing, competing, con, conflicting, contradictory, contrary, counter, cross, cutthroat, disaccordant, dissentient, emulous, enemy, fractious, hostile, in competition, in rivalry, inimical, negative, noncooperative, obstinate, opponent, opposed, opposing, opposite, oppositional, oppositive, oppugnant, overthwart, perverse, recalcitrant, refractory, repugnant, rival, rivaling, uncooperative, unfavorable, unfriendly, unpropitious, vying
 

 

 

 

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