- competitor com‧pet‧i‧tor [kəmˈpettə ǁ -ər] noun [countable] COMMERCEa person, product, company, country etc that is competing with another:
• people who have tried our product or its direct competitor
• Britain has had higher long-term interest rates than most of its major competitors.
* * *competitor UK US /kəmˈpetɪtər/ noun [C]► a person, product, company, etc. that is trying to compete with others, for example, by trying to make bigger sales in a particular market: chief/main/major competitor »
At least one major competitor is gearing up to provide local service at lower prices.domestic/foreign/overseas competitor »
In an effort to undercut foreign competitors, the company recently unveiled a low-end model that sells for as little as $360.»
Many companies focus much of their energy on taking market share from their competitors.
Financial and business terms. 2012.
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competitor — COMPETITÓR, OÁRE, competitori, oare, s.m. şi f. Concurent. [var.: (înv.) compeţítor, oáre s.m. şi f.] – Din fr. compétiteur, lat. competitor. Trimis de LauraGellner, 29.07.2004. Sursa: DEX 98 … Dicționar Român
compeţitor — COMPEŢITÓR, OÁRE s.m. şi f. v. competitor. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98 … Dicționar Român
competitor — 1530s, from M.Fr. compétiteur (16c.), or directly from L. competitor rival, agent noun from competere (see COMPETE (Cf. compete)) … Etymology dictionary
Competitor — Com*pet i*tor, n. [L.: cf. F. comp[ e]titeur.] 1. One who seeks what another seeks, or claims what another claims; one who competes; a rival. [1913 Webster] And can not brook competitors in love. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. An associate; a… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Competītor — Competītor, so v. w. Competent … Pierer's Universal-Lexikon
competitor — index adversary, candidate, contender, foe, peer, rival Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
competitor — /komˈpɛtitor, ingl. kəmˈpɛtɪtə(r)/ [propr. «competitore»] s. m. e f. inv.; anche agg. inv. (econ.) concorrente … Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione
competitor — [n] person willing to enter contest adversary, antagonist, challenger, competition, contestant, corival, dark horse*, emulator, favorite, opponent, opposition, rival; concepts 366,423 … New thesaurus
competitor — ► NOUN 1) a person who takes part in a sporting contest. 2) an organization engaged in commercial or economic competition with others … English terms dictionary
competitor — [kəm pet′ət ər] n. [L] 1. a person who competes; rival 2. a business, team, etc. that competes … English World dictionary