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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Competitive struggle (especially political)
  • n. The relationship between an agonist and a receptor

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Contention for a prize; a contest.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Struggle or contest for a prize, especially at the ancient Grecian games.
  • n. The prize itself.

Etymologies

agon +‎ -ism, from Latin agōn, from Ancient Greek ἀγών ("contest"). (Wiktionary)

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