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Definition of

beauty contest

General Management

situation where competing firms try to attract business a situation in which several organizations in turn compete in order to persuade another organization to use their services.

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Definitions of ’beauty contest’ and meaning of ’beauty contest’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’beauty contest’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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