Definitions

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  • adjective being in the state of competition (often unintentionally)
  • verb Present participle of compete.

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Examples

  • At that occasion they put forward what he described as competing proposals in reaction to the Langa Commission findings on the May 23 election.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • These excitements struggle for the possession of an outlet in action, and this is what we call competing desires, struggle against temptation, etc.

    The Foundations of Personality

  • Three Fed officials squared off in competing speeches over how much help would come from one likely next step – buying more government debt.

    Fed Officials Clash Over How To Fix The Economy

  • Maryland voters 'choice of governor could determine whether passengers on a future Purple Line will ride trains or buses, a decision that comes at a critical time for a project about to begin competing for federal money.

    Maryland governor's race could determine Purple Line

  • Three Fed officials squared off in competing speeches over how much help would come from one likely next step – buying more government debt.

    Fed Officials Clash Over How To Fix The Economy

  • Three Fed officials squared off in competing speeches over how much help would come from one likely next step – buying more government debt.

    Fed Officials Clash Over How To Fix The Economy

  • Maryland voters 'choice of governor could determine whether passengers on a future Purple Line will ride trains or buses, a decision that comes at a critical time for a project about to begin competing for federal money.

    Maryland governor's race could determine Purple Line

  • "Maryland voters 'choice of governor could determine whether passengers on a future Purple Line will ride trains or buses, a decision that comes at a critical time for a project about to begin competing for federal money," writes The Post's Katherine Shaver.

    First Click, Maryland: O'Malley's Obama Factor?

  • Originating in competing visions of a reunited British America, unfolding in bursts of violence among people who mainly spoke the same language and honored the same history, the War of 1812 succeeded only in institutionalizing the constitutional crisis that had originally precipitated the American Revolution.

    Drums Along the Niagara

  • Three Fed officials squared off in competing speeches over how much help would come from one likely next step – buying more government debt.

    Fed Officials Clash Over How To Fix The Economy

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