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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of outcompete.


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  • The risks of not doing it are far higher, as China outcompetes us in the burgeoning global clean energy market, and as the extreme weather of 2010 previewed for the world.

    Mary Ellen Harte and John Harte: Addressing Climate Change: Push the Big Push!

  • The one that does not gets more fish and makes more profit and eventually outcompetes the other fisheries.

    A big F-ing deal: the distinguishing characteristics of the HCR bill

  • I work in a lab studying the ecology of invasive species, in particular a snail that clogs up renewable power generation equipment and outcompetes a lot of native species to become the dominant benthic invertebrate.

    On the Varieties of Vegetarian Experience. | Mind on Fire

  • Airbus now outcompetes Boeing; Galileo outperforms GPS.


  • Even in a controlled lab culture where bacteria are warm and well fed, the bug that reproduces fastest or outcompetes others will dominate the population.

    The Edge of Evolution

  • On a different note, in an interview at Der Spiegel, a Kenyan economist argues that aid to Africa, at least in most of its forms, does more harm than good; it tends to prop up oppressive governments, and free donation outcompetes anything Africans themselves can produce HT: Ravishing Light:

    The Broken World

  • Then it outcompetes conventional decomposers and monopolizes our inorganic nutrient base.


  • Competing power centres no doubt seek to be competitive, but democracy only emerges or survives if none of them outcompetes the others.


  • Once a noxious weed establishes itself in an area, it outcompetes native plants that wildlife forage on.

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  • Gorse is a fire hazard, it outcompetes native plants and takes over grasslands and its seeds are viable for 30 years or more. Latest Headlines


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