Words in the news

Words in the News is very much alive, but it is now found here. While you are there, check out the rest of the site. You might be surprised how much is there.

rival (RAI vul)

The noun rival refers to a person, business or organisation that you are competing with or fighting against

    The airport, which is projected by the government to turn Thailand into a hub for commercial airlines equal to that of regional rivals, will be out of the public eye until it is officially approved for use. In the past, the clever politician had been very successful in pitting his political rivals against each other.

    The Southeast Asian market is likely become a battleground between the Japanese and their European and US rivals.

    The company’s costs have been increasingly higher than its rivals.

    Source – http://www.bangkokpost.net/education/worday/today.htm

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