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corrival

[ kuh-rahy-vuhl ]
/ kəˈraɪ vəl /
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noun

a rival; competitor.

adjective

rival; competitive.

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Origin of corrival

First recorded in 1570–80, corrival is from the Latin word corrīvālis joint rival. See cor-, rival

OTHER WORDS FROM corrival

cor·ri·val·ry, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for corrival

corrival
/ (kəˈraɪvəl) /

noun, verb

a rare word for rival

Derived forms of corrival

corrivalry, noun

Word Origin for corrival

C16: from Old French, from Late Latin corrīvālis, from Latin com- together, mutually + rīvālis rival
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