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vying

[ vahy-ing ]
/ ˈvaɪ ɪŋ /
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adjective
competing; contending: All vying swimmers come to the judge's desk.
verb
present participle of vie.
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Origin of vying

OTHER WORDS FROM vying

vy·ing·ly, adverbun·vy·ing, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for vying

vying
/ (ˈvaɪɪŋ) /

verb
the present participle of vie
adjective
competingtwo vying patriarchs
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