• (RP) IPA: /ˌkɒmpəˈtɪʃən/
  • (America) IPA: /ˌkɑːmpəˈtɪʃən/


  1. (uncountable) The action of competing.
    The competition for this job is strong.
  2. (countable) A contest for a prize or award.
    The newspaper is featuring a competition to win a car.
  3. (uncountable, collectively) The competitors in such a contest.
    The new stain remover was ten times more effective than the competition.
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