WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
com•pet•i•tive /kəmˈpɛtɪtɪv/USA pronunciationadj. 
  1. of or relating to competition:competitive sports.
  2. overly interested in competing.
  3. having the ability to compete; able to match or exceed one's competitors:Our prices are competitive, especially when compared with those of the leading manufacturer.
com•pet•i•tive•ly,adv.: We played competitively in the games.
com•pet•i•tive•ness,n. [uncountable]

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

competitive /kəmˈpɛtɪtɪv/ adj
  1. involving or determined by rivalry: competitive sports
  2. sufficiently low in price or high in quality to be successful against commercial rivals
  3. relating to or characterized by an urge to compete: a competitive personality

comˈpetitiveness n

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