Competition

Competition in biology, ecology, and sociology, is a contest between organisms, animals, individuals, groups, etc., for territory, a niche, or a location of resources, for resources and goods, mates, for prestige, recognition, awards, or group or social status, for leadership. Competition is the opposite of cooperation. It arises whenever at least...
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Competition

Level of activity between buyers to secure supply at a physical market (prime and store). (See 'buyer' and 'competition').
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competition

(from the article `monopoly and competition`) basic factors in the structure of economic markets.In economics monopoly and competition signify certain complex relations among firms in an ... The notion of conflict becomes more relevant to the explanation of social change if it is broadened to include competition between rival groups. .....
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competition

[n] - a business relation in which two parties compete to gain customers 2. [n] - the act of competing as for profit or a prize
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Competition

• (n.) The act of seeking, or endeavoring to gain, what another is endeavoring to gain at the same time; common strife for the same objects; strife for superiority; emulous contest; rivalry, as for approbation, for a prize, or as where two or more persons are engaged in the same business and each seeking patronage; -- followed by for before th...
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competition

<zoology> A type of organism interaction which can be either between members of the same species or members of different species. ... The relationship occurs when commodities (like food, mates, shelters, etc.) are scarce and there are not enough to go around for all members which need them. In general, all involved members of the relationship...
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competition

contention noun the act of competing as for profit or a prize; `the teams were in fierce contention for first place`
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competition

(ecology) In ecology, the interaction between two or more organisms, or groups of organisms, that use a common resource in short supply. There can be competition between members of the same species and competition between members of different species. Competition invariably results in a reduct...
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Competition

[biology] Competition is an interaction between organisms or species, in which the fitness of one is lowered by the presence of another. Limited supply of at least one resource (such as food, water, and territory) used by both can be a factor. Competition both within and between species is an important topic in ecology, especially community...
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Competition

[economics] In economics, competition is the rivalry among sellers trying to achieve such goals as increasing profits, market share, and sales volume by varying the elements of the marketing mix: price, product, distribution, and promotion. Merriam-Webster defines competition in business as `the effort of two or more parties acting independ...
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Competition

Com`pe·ti'tion noun [ Latin competition . See Compete .] The act of seeking, or endeavoring to gain, what another is endeavoring to gain at the same time; common strife for the same objects; strife for superiority; emulous contest; rivalry, as for approbation, for a prize, or as where two o...
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Competition

A market where there is free competition is a market on which mutually independent businesses engage in the same activity and contend to attract consumers. In other words, each business is subject to competitive pressure from the others. Effective competition thus gives businesses a level playing field but also confers many benefits on consumers (l...
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competition

A more or less active demand on the part of two organisms for some commodity (space, food, etc.) that is inadequate to provide for all organisms present.
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Competition

A product, organisation or individual, in either the same or another category which can be directly substituted one for the other in fulfilling the same needs or wants.
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Competition

A situation that occurs when living things occupying the same area need the same resources for survival.
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Competition

aggregate of individual bouts or team matches required to determine a winner
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Competition

aggregate of individual bouts or team matches required to determine a winner
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Competition

an interaction between members of two or more species that, as a consequence either of exploitation of a shared resource or of interference related to that resource, has a negative effect on fitness-related characteristics of at least one of the species (Wiens 1989b
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Competition

an interaction between members of two or more species that, as a consequence either of exploitation of a shared resource or of interference related to that resource, has a negative effect on fitness-related characteristics of at least one of the species (Wiens 1989b:7-8).
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Competition

an interaction between members of two or more species that, as a consequence either of exploitation of a shared resource or of interference related to that resource, has a negative effect on fitness-related characteristics of at least one of the species (Wiens 1989b7-8).
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Competition

An interaction between or among two or more individuals or species in which exploitation of resources by one affects any others negatively
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Competition

An interaction between or among two or more individuals or species in which exploitation of resource
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Competition

An interaction between two (or more) organisms (or species), in which, for each, the birth and/or growth rates are depressed and/or the death rate increased by the other organisms (or species).
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competition

competition, in biology, relationship between members of the same or different species in which individuals are adversely affected by those having the same living requirements, such as food or space. Intraspecific competition, i.e., competition among members of the same species, is illustrated by so...
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competition

competition, in economics, rivalry in supplying or acquiring an economic service or good. Sellers compete with other sellers, and buyers with other buyers. In its perfect form, there is competition among many small buyers and sellers, none of whom is too large to affect the market as a whole; in pra...
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