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  • n. Alternative form of archrival.


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  • As part of her bid to make it to a fifth Games, she helped Team USA win the 2011 world championship in Switzerland last month, beating arch-rival Canada 3-2 in overtime in the finals.

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  • What really irked her at the European championships was that she only got silver, behind arch-rival Mirjam de Koning-Pepper of the Netherlands, in the 100m freestyle, an event in which Simmonds had been unbeaten since Beijing.

    Ellie Simmonds: 'When we're in the pool, it's war'

  • Many pundits expected Cavendish to come out guns-a-blazing this year at Down Under and Qatar, especially in what was a hyped first showdown against former teammate André Greipel (Omega Pharma-Lotto) and arch-rival Tyler Farrar (Garmin-Cervélo).

    Team director says Mark Cavendish will be ready for Milan-San Remo, Roubaix

  • The Taiwanese company, one of the largest manufacturers of devices based on Google's Android operating system, is embroiled in an acrimonious patent war with arch-rival Apple, which has filed several patent lawsuits against the Taiwan-based company in Delaware in the last two years.

    HTC extends lawsuit versus Apple to patents from Google

  • But that's still less than a third of Google's value, Facebook's arch-rival in the battle for domination on the internet.

    Is this the start of the second dotcom bubble?

  • Maybe she'll come out of the audience, like one of those pro-wrestling "surprise" matches where the arch-rival jumps into the ring wearing a suit.

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  • The Ultras of al-Ahly and arch-rival Zamalek played prominent roles in the 18-day uprising that spelled the end of Mubarak's rule and the violence raised fresh concerns about the ability of the state police to manage crowds.

    Port Said football disaster exposes political vacuum left by revolution

  • Bill O'Reilly knows exactly who listens to him -- anyone as obsessed with his ratings, especially in comparison to his arch-rival, MSNBC, would know every demographic down to the last Arbitron point -- and he knows that people take action when he tells them to.

    Collateral Damage

  • I wonder what happened to their arch-rival group, the Automobiles?

    The Automobiles Rock!

  • SAP's arch-rival Oracle Corp., which has a more diverse business, said last month that sales of new software licenses only increased 2% in the quarter ended Nov. 30.

    SAP Beats 2011 Guidance


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