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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 vie /ˈvaɪ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Vie v. i. [imp. & p. p. Vied p. pr. & vb. n. Vying ]
 1. To stake a sum upon a hand of cards, as in the old game of gleek.  See Revie.  [Obs.]
 2. To strive for superiority; to contend; to use emulous effort, as in a race, contest, or competition.
    In a trading nation, the younger sons may be placed in such a way of life as . . . to vie with the best of their family.   --Addison.
    While Waterloo with Cannae's carnage vies.   --Byron.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Vie, v. t.
 1. To stake; to wager.  [Obs.]
 2. To do or produce in emulation, competition, or rivalry; to put in competition; to bandy.  [Obs.]
 She hung about my neck; and kiss on kiss
 She vied so fast.   --Shak.
    Nor was he set over us to vie wisdom with his Parliament, but to be guided by them.   --Milton.
 And vying malice with my gentleness,
 Pick quarrels with their only happiness.   --Herbert.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Vie, n. A contest for superiority; competition; rivalry; strife; also, a challenge; a wager.  [Obs.]
 We 'll all to church together instantly,
 And then a vie for boys.   --J. Fletcher.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v : compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself
          against others [syn: compete, contend]
      [also: vying]