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Competition
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Competition as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

26 November 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Easy Crossword

We found 16 answers for the crossword clue 'Competition', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Easy Crossword.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Competition a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Competition as an answer itself some 22 times.

Competition is a single word clue made up of 11 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Easy Crossword' on Friday, 26 November 2021 with the answer being CONTEST, we also found CONTEST to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • The act of competing as for profit or a prize; "the teams were in fierce contention for first place"
  • The contestant you hope to defeat; "he had respect for his rivals"; "he wanted to know what the competition was doing"
  • An occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants
  • A business relation in which two parties compete to gain customers; "business competition can be fiendish at times"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

BEE
Any of numerous hairy-bodied insects including social and solitary species

4 Letters

AGON
A festivity in ancient Greece at which competitors contended for prizes

MEET
A meeting at which a number of athletic contests are held

RACE
A canal for a current of water

5 Letters

EVENT
Something that happens at a given place and time

MATCH
An exact duplicate; "when a match is found an entry is made in the notebook"

RIVAL
The contestant you hope to defeat; "he had respect for his rivals"; "he wanted to know what the competition was doing"

7 Letters

CONTEST
A struggle between rivals

RIVALRY
The act of competing as for profit or a prize; "the teams were in fierce contention for first place"

TOURNEY
A sporting competition in which contestants play a series of games to decide the winner

9 Letters

CONTENDER
The contestant you hope to defeat; "he had respect for his rivals"; "he wanted to know what the competition was doing"

CUTTHROAT
Someone who murders by cutting the victim's throat

10 Letters

CHALLENGER
The contestant you hope to defeat; "he had respect for his rivals"; "he wanted to know what the competition was doing"

COMPETITOR
The contestant you hope to defeat; "he had respect for his rivals"; "he wanted to know what the competition was doing"

CONTENTION
The act of competing as for profit or a prize; "the teams were in fierce contention for first place"

TOURNAMENT
A sporting competition in which contestants play a series of games to decide the winner

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