vie for


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vie for (something)

To struggle, fight, or compete in order to attain something. The two candidates are so close in the polls that both are vying for any kind of advantage they can find. It's nearly impossible to sit down for a meal with a friend without having the kids vie for your attention the whole time. The region has fallen into disarray as multiple factions vie for power.
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vie for

v.
To contend with another or others to attain some goal, such as a victory in a contest: The top three students in the class vied for the title of valedictorian.
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ASU 2009-17, in contrast with the previous guidance, requires an ongoing assessment of a VIE for consolidation purposes.
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We now introduce a VIE for Japan, where Japan increases its imports from OA to OM.