- 竞 [jìng]
- （竞争; 竞赛） compete; contest; vie:
A thousand boats set sail on a long stretch of the river. 百里江面, 千帆竞发。
- （强劲） strong; powerful
Although he had only entered the contest for fun, he won first prize.
Who are the front runners in the Presidential contest?
The two runners contested the race closely it was nip and tuck all the way.
Companies must be able to compete in the marketplace.
Several companies are competing (against/with each other) for the contract/to gain the contract.