compete

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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2019:

Principal Translations
InglésEspañol
compete viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (sports, competition: take part)competir viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa").
 Teams will compete for the championship.
 Los equipos competirán por el campeonato.
compete in [sth] vi + prep (take part in: sports, competition)competir en vi + prep
 He can compete in any sport.
 Él puede competir en cualquier deporte.
compete against [sth/sb] vi + prep (sports, competition: try to beat)competir contra vi + prep
  enfrentarse a v prnl + prep
 Edwards will be competing against some of the best athletes in the world.
 Edwards competirá contra algunos de los mejores atletas del mundo.
compete viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (non-sports, business: strive to outdo)competir viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa").
 Companies should compete for your business. If we could lower the costs of production we might be able to compete in that market.
 Las empresas deberían competir por tu negocio.
compete with [sth/sb] vi + prep (have as a business rival)competir con vi + prep
 Small independent businesses have to compete with the large supermarkets.
 Los pequeños negocios independientes tienen que competir con los grandes supermercados.
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2019:

Compound Forms:
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compete in [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (take part in: sports event)participar en, competir en vi + prep
 If you expect to compete in next year's marathon, you need to start training now.
compete in [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (do business)competir en, competir vi + prep
 If we could lower the costs of production we might be able to compete in that market.
 Si pudiésemos bajar el costo de producción entonces podríamos competir en ese mercado.
contract not to compete nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (law: anti-competition agreement)contrato de no competencia loc nom mlocución nominal masculina: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como sustantivo masculino ("ojo de buey", "agua mala").
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