Define: Competing

UK Accounting Glossary

Definition: Competing


Quick Summary of Competing


A conflict management style that emphasises assertiveness and minimises cooperation.



What is the dictionary definition of Competing?

Dictionary Definition


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.


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Synonyms For Competing


compete, competitive, competition, rival, competitiveness


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Competing are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • BusinessDictionary.com
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 17th January 2020.