competitor

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Borrowed from Middle French compétiteur, from Latin competitor.

Noun[edit]

competitor (plural competitors)

  1. A person or organization against whom one is competing.
  2. A participant in a competition, especially in athletics.

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From competō +‎ -tor.

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Noun[edit]

competītor m (genitive competītōris, feminine competītrīx); third declension

  1. a competitor, rival, adversary, opponent
  2. (by extension) plaintiff
    Synonym: petītor

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative competītor competītōrēs
Genitive competītōris competītōrum
Dative competītōrī competītōribus
Accusative competītōrem competītōrēs
Ablative competītōre competītōribus
Vocative competītor competītōrēs

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References[edit]

  • competitor in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • competitor in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • competitor in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • competitor in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • competitor in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • competitor in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French compétiteur, Latin competitor.

Noun[edit]

competitor m (plural competitori)

  1. competitor

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