noun, plural rivalries.
the action, position, or relation of a rival or rivals; competition:
rivalry between Yale and Harvard.
an instance of this.
noun (pl) -ries
the act of rivalling; competition
the state of being a rival or rivals

rivalry ri·val·ry (rī’vəl-rē)
The state or condition of competition or antagonism.


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