What does the word competitive mean?

Usage examples for competitive

  1. Scepticism, which is the basis of scientific reasoning, is an artificial thing, first created in the world under the competitive economic order when it became essential to self- preservation in a world of trade based on deceit. – City of Endless Night by Milo Hastings
  2. Another, is that all competitive examinations are held in London. – Memoir and Letters of Francis W. Newman by Giberne Sieveking