1 the act of emulating or imitating
2 the effort or desire to equal or surpass another or others
3 Archaic jealous rivalry
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus
challenge, competition, contention, contest, copying, envy, following, imitation, jealousy, mimicry, rivalry, strife
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