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competitive

(Antagonistic), adjective adverse, at issue, at variance, challenging, clashing, colliding, combative, combatting, competing, competitory, contending, contentious, contrary, counteractive, decided by competition vying, discordant, disputatious, dissident, emulative, in competition, opposing, oppugnant, rival, rivaling, striving, vying
Associated concepts: competitive bidding, competitive class, competitive examination, unfair competition

competitive

(Open), adjective accessible to all, common, comprehensive, equal, free, free to all, general, nonexclusive, not partial, not privileged, open to the pubbic, popular, public, unbounded, unclosed, unconfined, unrestrained, unrestricted
Associated concepts: fair competition, free and open commetition, unreasonable interference with competition
See also: contentious, hostile, jealous
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Much of the academic writers like Porter, Petereaf, Rumelt, Penrose, and Barney are the most cited writers in the discussion of competitive advantage.
Students who elect to put in the time and effort necessary to participate in mock trial are often competitive by nature.
Ten percent of our country's competitive House elections are in the tiny state of Iowa.
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Note also the larger competitive environment, the influential factors (social, technological, economic), and the relevant laws and regulations, newly enacted or pending, that may have bearing on the industry's future.
The regulator could set competitive efficiency improvement targets for LoopCo to ensure that local loop services are competitive.
The final competitive force deals with "Rivalry Between Competitors.
The findings also indicate that increased use of CI likely will enhance the effectiveness of corporate communication, since respondents agreed that competitive intelligence would have benefited their past efforts.
Analysis is the most specialized competitive intelligence activity.
Typically, 70% to 80% of the competitive information needed can be found internally.
In view of the apparent success of the regulators in ensuring a competitive banking environment, I would like to discuss briefly what the Federal Reserve does to carry out its responsibilities for evaluating the competitive effects of mergers.
Competitive employment rate: the total number of individuals closed as rehabilitated who achieved competitive employment divided by the total number closed as rehabilitated.