Definition of Competitory

1. Adjective. Involving competition or competitiveness. "To improve one's competitive position"




Definition of Competitory

1. a. Acting in competition; competing; rival.

Definition of Competitory

1. Adjective. (dated) Acting in competition or rivalry. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Competitory

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competitory (current term)
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Literary usage of Competitory

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1. Social life of the Chinese: With Some Account of Their Religious by Justus Doolittle (1866)
"The teacher usually presides at two of these competitory examinations. The students who reside at the colleges are entitled to have their compositions ..."

2. The Baptist Quarterly by Baptist Historical Society (1870)
"But we must hasten to say a few words in regard to a subject of far greater importance, namely, of the system of competitory examinations prevailing in ..."

3. The Equilibration of Human Aptitudes and Powers of Adaptation by Cyrenus Osborne Ward (1895)
"Notwithstanding the fact that, whether in Mexico, South or Central America or the United States, wherever the competitory republics exist and liberty is ..."

4. The Local Preachers' Magazine and Christian Family Record: For the Year (1857)
"Now, it is scarcely possible to be a small merchant. The competitory spirit has spurred science on, and science has served the ..."

5. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1894)
"... Article 60 (I quote from hia English text): " Existing homonyms invalidate such homonyms as are in future competitory, or newly established, or renewed. ..."

6. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1892)
"Positive Philosophy anJ the Unity of Science. This article is made up of extracts from a lengthy competitory dissertation presented by the author to the ..."

7. The Works of Thomas Carlyle: (complete). by Thomas Carlyle (1897)
"I saw with the Muse of Britain the Muse of Germany engaged in competitory race, — flying warm to the goal of coronation. " Two goals, where the prospect ..."

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