♦ competition

♦ competition /kɒmpəˈtɪʃn/
n.
1 [u] competizione: rivalità: There is fierce competition between them, c'è una forte rivalità fra di loro; to be in competition with sb., competere con q.; (comm.) essere in concorrenza con q.; (sport) gareggiare contro q.
2 [u] (econ., market.) concorrenza: stiff competition, concorrenza dura; There is keen trade competition between the two countries, c'è una forte concorrenza commerciale fra le due nazioni; to meet the competition, far fronte alla concorrenza
3 gara; competizione; concorso: dancing competition, gara di ballo; sporting competition, gara sportiva; crossword competition, concorso di parole incrociate; a competition for the best dessert, una gara a chi fa il dolce migliore; a competition open to all readers, un concorso aperto a tutti i lettori; an open competition, un concorso pubblico; to enter a competition, partecipare a una gara (o a un concorso)
competition law, legge che regola la concorrenza □ (econ., leg.) competition policy, politica della concorrenza □ (nuoto) competition pool, piscina olimpica □ (equit.) competition ring, campo di gara.

English-Italian dictionary. 2013.

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