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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Compete  \Com*pete"\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Competed};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Competing}.]  [L.  completere  competitum  com-  + 
  petere  to  seek.  See  {Petition}.] 
  To  contend  emulously;  to  seek  or  strive  for  the  same  thing 
  position,  or  reward  for  which  another  is  striving;  to  contend 
  in  rivalry,  as  for  a  prize  or  in  business;  as  tradesmen 
  compete  with  one  another. 
 
  The  rival  statesmen,  with  eyes  fixed  on  America,  were 
  all  the  while  competing  for  European  alliances. 
  --Bancroft. 




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