Definition: contending; CF. vie
Definition: contending; CF. vie
Sentences Containing 'vying'
Candidates from both the MDC and ZANU-PF and independents will compete for the five constituency seats available and winners will go on to represent the district in Zimbabwe's new House of Assembly Magogo Andrew (Independent), Mhere Edward (Zanu-PF), Chitando Jefferson (MDC Tsvangirai), Mukwazhe Munodei (ZDP), Mutume Mike (UPP) are vying for the Masvingo central seat, while in the north seat there is Mudenge Stan (Zanu-PF), Chidhodha Alois Makamure (UPP), Mutemere Wilstss (MDC Tsvangirai), Gobo Simbarashe (Independent) and to the south there is Chinoda Willington (Independent), Mzembi Walter (Zanu-PF), nad Matongo Lovemore (MDC Tsvangirai).
Each hour shows five actors vying for the opportunity to sign with Adam and Greg at the agency.
First-person shooter combat is also a popular gaming choice in Second Life, with many in-world military groups battling each other, vying for prestige.
He shadows Earth Corps into the subterranean depths, where he targets his armour's power against Metlar, vying to leash the savage Inhumanoid with magnetic force to make him obey his command.
In mid-June 2012, she was one of twelve Australian gymnasts vying to earn a final spot on the Olympic squad at a training session for the national team at the Australian Institute of Sport.
Most of the firearms violence in Mexico is perpetrated by drug trafficking organizations (DTOs) who are vying for control of drug trafficking routes to the United States and engaging in turf battles for disputed distribution territories.
My anxiety and distraction did not allow me to observe or notice particularly what she wore; I could only perceive the colours, which were crimson and white, and the glitter of the gems and jewels on her head dress and apparel, surpassed by the rare beauty of her lovely auburn hair that vying with the precious stones and the light of the four torches that stood in the hall shone with a brighter gleam than all.
Players include Alex Price, Ryan Warnock, Michael Cooley, Richard Veal, Ben Smith and Kieran Murray with the addition of a variety of trialists vying for a place within the academy.
Power was exercised by the heads of a few regional dynasties vying against each other for supremacy over the whole island.
San Francisco was one of the cities vying to be the official United States bid for the 2016 Summer Olympics.
She was quickly endorsed by the Town Committee which she chairs.She was vying to replace Republican Linda Cooper, who opted not to seek reelection after twelve years in office.
Sweeney was inspired by the Groundlings, and throughout the 1990s, a rivalry developed between ACME and the famous Groundlings, with both theaters vying for the best sketch comedians in Los Angeles.
The Guild was one of many competing teacher organizations vying to represent the city’s 44,000 teachers.
The Scots enjoyed periodic success in the early days vying with Wales in the first decade of the 20th century.
The winners of the latter would then compete for their respective division's championship, the West finalists competing for the newly created Clarence S. Campbell Bowl and the East finalists vying for the older Prince of Wales, and a berth in the Stanley Cup finals.
Turner, along with Mark Jackson and Los Angeles Lakers assistant Kurt Rambis, was one of three finalists vying for the job, but Rambis was the Wolves' ultimate choice.
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