Definition of rivalism in English:

rivalism

noun

  • Rivalry; competitiveness.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Newcastle Courant. From rival + -ism. Compare earlier rivalry, rivality, etc.

Pronunciation

rivalism

/ˈrʌɪv(ə)lɪz(ə)m//ˈrʌɪvəlɪz(ə)m/