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rivalries, plural;
  1. Competition for the same objective or for superiority in the same field
    • - commercial rivalry
    • - intercity rivalries

  1. competition: the act of competing as for profit or a prize; "the teams were in fierce contention for first place"
  2. (rivalrous) emulous: eager to surpass others
  3. In economics, a good is considered either rivalrous (rival) or nonrival. Rival goods are goods whose consumption by one consumer prevents simultaneous consumption by other consumers . Most goods, both durable and nondurable, are rival goods. A hammer is a durable rival good. ...
  4. A sports rivalry is intense competition between athletic teams or athletes. This pressure of competition is felt by players, coaches, and management, but is perhaps felt strongest by the fans. ...
  5. The Rivalry is an album by German band Running Wild. It is the second in a trilogy of a theme of good versus evil, begun with Masquerade and concluded with Victory.
  6. The Rivalry is the college rivalry between Lehigh University and Lafayette College. The two institutions are located 17 miles apart in eastern Pennsylvania. The Rivalry is not limited to one sport, but is seen in any meeting of the two schools.
  7. (Rivalries (Undergrads)) The following is a list of Undergrads episodes made by Music Television/Teletoon.
  8. The relationship between two or more rivals who regularly compete with each other. The term usually applies to two rivals
  9. (rivalrous) Having a relationship of rivalry
  10. (Rivalries) Ohio's archrival is Miami University. "The Battle of the Bricks" is an annual all-sports rivalry competition between the Ohio Bobcats and the Miami RedHawks athletic programs. ...
  11. (Rivalries) The Vols are rivals with the Vanderbilt Commodores, Florida Gators, Alabama Crimson Tide,Georgia Bulldogs, Memphis Tigers, and Kentucky Wildcats. None of their games have trophies, although Kentucky-Tennessee used to battle over a Beer Barrel until 1999. ...
  12. The property of a good whereby one person's use diminishes other people's use.
  13. a characteristic of a product whereby more consumption of that product by one person makes less of the product available for consumption by another person (chapter 15)
  14. Rivalry is distress, should another be in possession of the object desired and one has to go without it oneself.