concours et compétition

Jean

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10 June 2017

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concours et compétition

Are these two words completely interchangeable ? If not, in which circumstances are they used ?

Ron

Kwiziq community member

12 June 2017

12/06/17

concours -- masculine noun
(= épreuve) competition
un concours de chant, a singing competition
compétition -- feminine noun
(dans la vie, dans les affaires) competition
être en compétition avec to be competing with
avoir l'esprit de compétition to be competitive
(sport, = épreuve) event
les compétitions internationales international events

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