The rivalry between the high school football teams is intense, so the coach goes through the plays one more time before the start of the game.
An example of a rivalry is the competion between the football teams of two neighboring high schools.
- The act of competing or emulating.
- The state or condition of being a rival.
- The relationship between two or more rivals who regularly compete with each other. The term usually applies to two rivals.
- The Boston Bruins have a longstanding rivalry with the Montreal Canadiens.
- In economics, rivalry is a characteristic of a good. Rivalrous goods are those which can be consumed by only one person at the same time -- for example, a candy bar or a suit; a non-rivalrous good may be provided to more consumers at a very low marginal cost for each additional consumer.
- Common goods are those which are rivalrous in consumption but non-excludable
- The last thing she wanted was rivalry among the men.
- The rivalry between the English and the French, which had already convulsed the south, did not penetrate to Bengal.
- Apart from the rivalry of the factions within the Assembly, there was the question of the Mussulman minority, dwindling it is true,' but still a force to be reckoned with.
- After several years of rivalry and much fighting between the two relatives, Turlough resigned the headship of the clan in favour of Hugh, who was inaugurated O'Neill in 1593.
- Whether as a result of his fear of the rivalry of Jem, or of his personal character, Bayezid showed little of the aggressive spirit of his warlike predecessors; and Machiavelli said that another such sultan would cause Turkey to cease being a menace to Europe.