compete in (something)

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compete in (something)

To participate in a competition. Who is competing in this heat?
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compete in something

to enter into a competition. I do not want to compete in that contest. Ann looked forward to competing in the race.
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References in classic literature ?
Hence trees would be little likely to reach distant oceanic islands; and an herbaceous plant, though it would have no chance of successfully competing in stature with a fully developed tree, when established on an island and having to compete with herbaceous plants alone, might readily gain an advantage by growing taller and taller and overtopping the other plants.
This was Dunn's third year competing in the tournament.
Also, 12 racers will be competing in the experimental Ultimate Speed division.
Modglin is competing in the AJGA event at La Purisima Golf Course in Lompoc, which concludes today, but entered the tournament in what he called a ``scoring funk.
Headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and publicly traded on NASDAQ Japan, the international company has consistently been top-rated in service in the Japanese market, and is competing in the same market segment as global players such as SONY and NEC.
Three hundred and fifty anglers representing 35 states will be competing in two divisions on Beaver Lake.
VanDam, who is competing in just the fourth FLW Tour event of his career, has earned 371 points to date with a second place finish at the season opener on Lake Okeechobee and a 29th place finish on the Pascagoula River.
Another festival highlight is the Lincoln Filmmaker's Trophy, a peer award for the best film, chosen by the popular vote of filmmakers competing in the festival.