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No real-world practical knowledge of French, but enough cultural exposure, and knowing cognates to, er, something…

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Feb
14
comment What is the difference between “concurrence” and “compétition”, and why?
I don’t speak French, but from what I can make out, concurrence talks about ongoing rivalry, so to speak, whereas compétition means an event that has a conclusion?
Feb
10
comment What is the difference between “concurrence” and “compétition”, and why?
Good explanation of differences in usage of the two words, but are there authoritative sources as to why different languages took on nearly opposite senses of the word concurrence?