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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of vie.

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Examples

  • The deputies in the Bavarian Landtag vied with one another, irrespective of their political colour, in urging the central government to send relief for the state's poor, hundreds of thousands of whom, it seemed, were threatened with starvation.

    Mises Dailies

  • Hung out with my parents, went to the beach and won scrabble with 'vied'. bonus: learned word skimble-scamble from websters raygun01: sites: androidguys, phandroid (my fav), androidandme, droid-life, androidcentral, androidspin ... forum: xda-developers. net.

    CNET News.com

  • Ms. Bonamici and Republican candidate Rob Cornilles vied to replace Rep. David Wu , who resigned last summer after House minority leader Nancy Pelosi ordered an ethics committee to probe allegations that he made improper advances towards a teenage daughter of a supporter.

    Democrats Keep House Seat in Oregon

  • Normally the center of market attention, Greece vied for the spotlight with Italy.

    Euro Hits One-Month Low Vs. Dollar

  • Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News Shoppers vied for copies of video games at a Wal-Mart in Mentor, Ohio.

    Shoppers Hit Black Friday Sales

  • PORT-AU-PRINCE—Haitians turned out in large numbers and voted peacefully Sunday as a popular singer and a former first lady vied to be the next president of the beleaguered nation.

    Haitians Vote in Critical Election

  • *** Americas Haitians voted as a popular singer and a former first lady vied to be the next president of the beleaguered nation, amid misgivings over the election's validity fueled by the return from exile of the populist ex-President Jean-Bertrand Aristide.

    World Watch

  • Representatives from five sororities vied to see who wore best a papaya-colored Hervé Léger "bandage" dress—so-called because it wraps the body tightly.

    Fashion 101: Rent The Runway Targets Students

  • Witnesses have reportedly told investigators that topless women dressed as nurses and police officers performed stripteases for Berlusconi in the "bunga bunga" room at his mansion during parties held in 2010 and vied with each other to be asked to stay the night.

    Silvio Berlusconi denies sex allegations with statement of 'stable' relationship

  • We vied for the title of Person with the Highest Paying Job out of B-school I won that one.

    Left Neglected

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