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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Eager to surpass others.

Usage examples (38)
  • Adjective : the rivalrous aspect of their friendship
  • The economists you encountered in Chapter 1 have, with their usual linguistic felicity, coined the terms "rivalrous" and
  • Rival: (Wikipedia seems to call this "rivalrous", but when I were a young economist lass we used to call it rival so I'll stick with that.)
  • They soon became nasty and rivalrous to each other. for more
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