〔大勢が技を競うこと〕(a) competition, a contest ((with a person for a thing)); 〔相手と勝負すること〕rivalry
競争する｜compete, vie ((with a person for a thing))
a price war
an arms race
a struggle for existence
defeat [be defeated by] one's competitor／「win out over [lose out to] one's competitor(s)
There's cutthroat competition in that industry.
There was a hot race [contest] for governor.／The governorship was hotly contested.
〔彼が弱すぎて〕He is no match for me.／〔彼が強すぎて〕I'm no match for him.
be in [out of] the running ((for the championship))
競争意識｜(a sense of) rivalry
競争価格｜a competitive price
競争試験｜a competitive examination
競争者｜a competitor; a rival; 〔総称〕the competition
競争心｜a competitive spirit
arouse [a sense of] rivalry ((in a person))
競争率｜the competitive rate
Only 40 percent of the applicants will be accepted.／There are 2.5 applicants for each opening. (▼openingは就職口などの空席)
競争力｜ability to compete/competitiveness
Because of high labor costs, our products cannot compete on the world market.