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competencia nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla"). (rivalidad entre personas) (rivalry, often commercial)competition, rivalry nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 En las rebajas se produce una dura competencia entre los clientes.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. There's fierce rivalry (or: competition) between the competitors in the tournament.
competencia nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla"). (empresas: del mismo sector) (commercial, often used as plural)the competition nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  rival nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Los bancos siempre quieren robar clientes a la competencia.
 Banks always want to poach customers from the competition.
 
Additional Translations
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competencia nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla"). (legal: capacidad legítima) (power or capacity, often legal)competency, power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 El juez penal no tiene competencia en cuestión de herencias.
competencia nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla"). (aptitud para hacer algo) (abilities)competence nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 La gran competencia del ingeniero es la causa de su éxito profesional.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. She's undoubtedly a woman of great competence, but she lacks the human touch, I feel.
competencia nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla"). (incumbencia, responsabilidad) (field of action)responsibility nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Ese problema no es de mi competencia.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. You've come to the wrong office - that's not one of my responsibilities.
competencia nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla"). AmL (competición deportiva) (in sport)competition nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Esta semana se celebra una competencia de motos.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. I'll be taking part in the next bodybuilding competition.
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Compound Forms:
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asunto de su competencia exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (tema que le compete)question of competence nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
competencia desleal loc nom mlocución nominal masculina: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como sustantivo masculino ("ojo de buey", "agua mala"). (prácticas no ortodoxas)unfair competition nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
competencia estatal nf + adj (que compete al Estado)state competition nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
libre competencia loc nom flocución nominal femenina: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como sustantivo femenino ("casa de citas", "zona cero", "arma secreta"). (libre mercado)free competition nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 El capitalismo proclama la libre competencia.
plena competencia adj + nf (economía: mercado competitivo)full competition nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
recusación por falta de competencia grupo nomgrupo nominal: Expresión que combina un sustantivo con sus modificadores y complementos, que forman una expresión compuesta usual, sin llegar a ser una locución nominal fija ("adjudicación de herencia", "despedida de soltero"). (derecho: objeción, rechazo)recusal for lack of competence nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
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