(demoscene) A party organised by and for the demoscene, typically involving socializing, computer programming, and competitions.
(uncountable) The action of competing.
‘The competition for this job is strong.’;
(countable) A contest for a prize or award.
‘The newspaper is featuring a competition to win a car.’;
The competitors in such a contest.
‘The new stain remover was ten times more effective than the competition.’;
The act of seeking, or endeavoring to gain, what another is endeavoring to gain at the same time; common strife for the same objects; strife for superiority; emulous contest; rivalry, as for approbation, for a prize, or as where two or more persons are engaged in the same business and each seeking patronage; - followed by for before the object sought, and with before the person or thing competed with.
‘Competition to the crown there is none, nor can be.’; ‘A portrait, with which one of Titian's could not come in competition.’; ‘There is no competition but for the second place.’; ‘Where competition does not act at all there is complete monopoly.’;
a business relation in which two parties compete to gain customers;
‘business competition can be fiendish at times’;
an occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants
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’;
Competition is a rivalry where two or more parties strive for a common goal which cannot be shared: where one's gain is the other's loss (an example of which is a zero-sum game). Competition can arise between entities such as organisms, individuals, economic and social groups, etc.