competitor

[ kuh m-pet-i-ter ]
/ kəmˈpɛt ɪ tər /

noun

a person, team, company, etc., that competes; rival.

Origin of competitor

1525–35; < Latin competītor rival for an office, equivalent to com- com- + petītor seeker, claimant (see petitor)
Related formscom·pet·i·tor·ship, noun
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competitor

/ (kəmˈpɛtɪtə) /

noun

a person, group, team, firm, etc, that vies or competes; rival

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