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競争
Readings
きょうそう
kyousou
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
May take the particle 'no'
competition, contestcompétition, concours

noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
to competeсоревнование, конкуренцияWettbewerb, Wettkampf, Konkurrenz, Rivalität, Wettbewerbsausschreibung, Nebenbuhlerschaft, Kampf ums Dasein, Überlebenswettbewerb

Kanji
ON: キョウ, ケイKUN: きそ.う, せ.る, くら.べる
emulate, compete with, bid, sell at auction, bout, contest, race

ON: ソウKUN: あらそ.う, いか.でか
contend, dispute, argue

Example sentences
十中八九、彼が競争に勝つでしょう。Parts: 十中八九 (じっちゅうはっく), (かれ), 競争 (きょうそう), 勝つ (かつ), でしょう (でしょ)In nine cases out of ten, he will win the race.

ジェーンとメアリーはいつも人の気を引こうと競争している。Parts: 何時も (いつも), (ひと), 気を引く (きをひく), 競争 (きょうそう)Jane and Mary are always competing for attention.

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