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- n. The state of being competitive.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. an agressive willingness to compete.
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- n. an aggressive willingness to compete
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The net change in American competitiveness is zero.
In fact, said Philip Whyte of the Centre for European Reform, "the word competitiveness seems to have become a substitute for that of imbalance."
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama used his State of the Union address Tuesday to ask the nation to meet the challenges of a global economy, framing what he called a competitiveness agenda that includes traditional Democr atic proposals like increased education spending, alongside gestures to Republicans seeking deep budget cuts.
Rather than deal with this dangerous lack of faith, Angela Merkel and Nicolas Sarkozy are concentrating on what they term a competitiveness pact, but which is essentially a budgetary straitjacket that governments on the periphery of the eurozone are to be strapped into.
Politics Obama used his State of the Union address to urge the nation to meet the challenges of a global economy, framing what he called a competitiveness agenda.
Paul, who entered the draft after his sophomore season at Wake Forest, says his competitiveness is the result of growing up competing against his brother C.J., who played at the University of South Carolina-Upstate.
That anxiety is one of the key reasons the president launched in his State of the Union what he calls his competitiveness agenda, a series of modest proposals designed to keep America the economic leader, and it's also aimed at the psyche of worried Americans.
LEMONICK: Well the president in the State of the Union message proposed what he called the competitiveness initiative.
That anxiety is one of the key reasons the president launched in his State of the Union what he calls his competitiveness agenda, a series of modest proposals designed to keep America the economic leader.
And the president is basically continuing to promote what he calls his competitiveness initiative, which he outlined during his State of the Union Address.