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Definition of "rivalry" []

  • The act of competing or emulating. (noun)
  • The state or condition of being a 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 "rivalry" in a sentence
  • "The fans feel otherwise - and so far the rivalry is as lopsided as they come."
  • "I now understand fully what this rivalry is about."
  • "This rivalry is almost as one-sided as the Sox-Yanks: Montreal has won 23 Stanley Cups to five for Boston, with the Canadiens having captured seven titles since the Bruins won their last one in 1972."