2012년 1월 28일 토요일

Dic: competitive

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  1. involving or determined by rivalry: competitive sports
  2. sufficiently low in price or high in quality to be successful against commercial rivals
  3. relating to or characterized by an urge to compete: a competitive personality

.... Collins
1 [ADJ] Competitive is used to describe situations or activities in which people or firms compete with each other.
  • Only by keeping down costs will America maintain its competitive advantage over other countries...
  • Japan is a highly competitive market system...
  • Universities are very competitive for the best students.
  • He's now back up on the slopes again, skiing competitively in events for the disabled.
2 [ADJ] A competitive person is eager to be more successful than other people.
  • He has always been ambitious and fiercely competitive... 
  • I'm a very competitive person and I was determined not be beaten. 
  • They worked hard together, competitively and under pressure. 
  • I can't stand the pace, I suppose, and the competitiveness, and the unfriendliness.
3 [ADJ] Goods or services that are at a competitive price or rate are likely to be bought, because they are less expensive than other goods of the same kind.
  • Only those homes offered for sale at competitive prices will secure interest from serious purchasers. 
  • ...a number of early Martin and Gibson guitars, which were competitively priced. 
  • It is only on the world market that we can prove the competitiveness and quality of our goods.
...... Cobuild

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