They could put all their competitors out of business.
The latter left several sons by different wives, who were competitors for the vacant throne.
He quickly freed himself from all other competitors for the imperial power.
On the whole it appears that the British cotton trade continues to increase to a satisfactory degree in fancy and special goods, which require for their production a comparatively high degree of technical skill, and are more lucrative than some of the simpler products in which competitors have been rr ost formidable.
The entrance to the Stadium from the north-east corner of the Altis was a privileged one, reserved for the judges of the games, the competitors and the heralds.