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noun, plural: competition

(1) A symbiotic relationship between or among living things for resources, such as food, space, shelter, mate, ecological status, etc.

(2) (general) The act of competing; rivalry.


In biology, competition is one of the many symbiotic relationships occurring in nature. Same or different members of species compete for resources, especially for limited natural resources.

Different types of completions are as follows:

Competitions may also be categorized based on the mechanism used:

Word origin: Latin competitio.

Related forms: compete (verb)

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