Subsequently, the Ottoman and Persian empires competed for influence in the region.
It may be doubted, for instance, whether the Australian marsupials, which are divided into groups differing but little from each other, and feebly representing, as Mr. Waterhouse and others have remarked, our carnivorous, ruminant, and rodent mammals, could successfully compete with these well-pronounced orders.
New Zealand Over the past 20 years the government has transformed New Zealand from an agrarian economy dependent on concessionary British market access to a more industrialized, free market economy that can compete globally.
A set of animals, with their organisation but little diversified, could hardly compete with a set more perfectly diversified in structure.
Her piercing intelligence would enable her to invent new weapons with which the most highly-trained army could not possibly compete.