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“Rivaled” or “Rivalled”

Language

Rivaled and rivalled are both English terms.

Usage

Rivaled is predominantly used in 🇺🇸 American (US) English (en-US) while rivalled is predominantly used in 🇬🇧 British English (used in UK/AU/NZ) (en-GB).

In terms of actual appearance and usage, here's a breakdown by country, with usage level out of 100 (if available) 👇:

Term US UK India Philippines Canada Australia Liberia Ireland New Zealand Jamaica Trinidad & Tobago Guyana
rivaled 91 41 27 100 58 52 0 0 0 0 0 0
rivalled 9 59 73 0 42 48 0 0 0 0 0 0

  • In the United States, there is a preference for "rivaled" over "rivalled" (91 to 9).
  • In the United Kingdom, there is a 59 to 41 preference for "rivalled" over "rivaled".
  • In India, there is a 73 to 27 preference for "rivalled" over "rivaled".
  • In the Philippines, there is a preference for "rivaled" over "rivalled" (100 to 0).
  • In Canada, there is a preference for "rivaled" over "rivalled" (58 to 42).
  • In Australia, there is a preference for "rivaled" over "rivalled" (52 to 48).
  • In Liberia, there is not enough data to determine a preference between "rivaled" and "rivalled".
  • In Ireland, there is not enough data to determine a preference between "rivaled" and "rivalled".
  • In New Zealand, there is not enough data to determine a preference between "rivaled" and "rivalled".
  • In Jamaica, there is not enough data to determine a preference between "rivaled" and "rivalled".
  • In Trinidad & Tobago, there is not enough data to determine a preference between "rivaled" and "rivalled".
  • In Guyana, there is not enough data to determine a preference between "rivaled" and "rivalled".
Examples

Below, we provide some examples of when to use rivaled or rivalled with sample sentences.

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Examples in Context

Examples of “rivaled”

  • saying, "The body count is rivaled only by novel game-play features
  • a season, a cargo that rivaled the Spanish galleons bringing back
  • Bulawayo"; by 1957 its houses rivaled those of expensive white neighborhoods.
  • the twentieth century, and was rivaled by fellow Boston-based department store
  • a reputation for elegance that rivaled that of some of the
  • possessing strength and durability that rivaled that of Godzilla.
  • deals for prime members that rivaled those on Black Friday.
  • the United States and is rivaled only by Highlands Ranch, Colorado
  • 1960s, the street that once rivaled Fifth Avenue as the most
  • was a blood fest that rivaled the finale of Taxi Driver.

Examples of “rivalled”

  • At this point, Chapel Street rivalled the CBD as Melbourne's shopping
  • the 1950s, Rodríguez was only rivalled by Tito Puente in New
  • which in modern times has rivalled that of the original seat
  • together a criminal enterprise that "rivalled the best of the Sicilian
  • Within a few years, it rivalled its ancient neighbour Hastings in
  • a brand of tobacco that rivalled the Wills products), dates back
  • Tree" with a dance that rivalled that of William Hung; and
  • In Galicia, Fernán rivalled for influence the archbishop Diego
  • He rivalled fellow calypsonians Mighty Sparrow and
  • a centre of learning and rivalled the University of Coimbra.


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