competitive

Definitions

General English

  • adjective liking to win competitions
  • adjective having a business advantage, especially by being cheaper

Banking

  • adjective intended to compete with others, usually by being cheaper or better

Economics

  • Applied to a market or industry, this usually means perfectly competitive. Contrasts with imperfectly competitive.
  • Applied to a firm or the products of a country, this usually means having low price, high quality, or other characteristics that make it attractive to purchasers compared to products from other firms or countries. See competitiveness.

Publishing

  • adjective offered at the same low or cheaper price than similar goods

Sports

  • adjective tending to want to do something better than others or achieve more than others
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