competitive: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (kum-pet'i-tiv), [key]
— adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, involving, or decided by competition: competitive sports; a competitive examination.
  2. well suited for competition; having a feature that makes for successful competition: a competitive price.
  3. having a strong desire to compete or to succeed.
  4. useful to a competitor; giving a competitor an advantage: He was careful not to divulge competitive information about his invention.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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