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Definition of "archrival" []

  • A principal rival. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "archrival" in a sentence
  • "Don't be grumbling that the only thing that came between your team and a bitter loss to your archrival was the good fortune of a muffed punt."
  • "But it also represents an exit from 12 markets where economies of scale no longer made sense, including Atlanta, Kansas City, Cleveland and Phoenix, where only a few outlying suburban stores will remain open Industry analysts said the closures would almost certainly benefit competitors such as archrival Best Buy Co., the nation's largest electronics chain by sales, and hurt sales at surviving Circuit City stores due to consumer fears that stores won't be there long enough to honor warranties or accept returns."
  • "Advanced Micro Devices Inc.'s net income nearly doubled in the first quarter, but in most respects the chip maker failed to match the latest financial performance of archrival Intel Corp."