Quick answer
"Competition" is a noun which is often translated as "el concurso", and "tournament" is a noun which is often translated as "el torneo". Learn more about the difference between "competition" and "tournament" below.
competition(
kam
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puh
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tih
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shuhn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (contest)
a. el concurso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My brother entered the competition but didn't win.Mi hermano participó en el concurso pero no ganó.
b. la competencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Tomorrow I will participate in an athletics competition.Mañana participaré en una competencia de atletismo.
c. la competición
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
The competition was really tight.La competición estuvo muy reñida.
2. (rivalry)
a. la competencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The competition between them was fierce.Entre ellos había mucha competencia.
3. (commerce)
a. la competencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We beat the competition to it.Nos adelantamos a la competencia.
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tournament(
tuhr
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nuh
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muhnt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (competition)
a. el torneo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Are you going to the golf tournament in Napa this weekend?¿Vas al torneo de golf en Napa este fin de semana?
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