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English definition of “comparison”


noun [C/U] (DIFFERENCE)   /kəmˈpær·ə·sən/
an examination of the differences between persons or things: [U] We kept a copy of an earlier letter for comparison. [U] Though over six feet tall , he was small by comparison with (= compared to) his teammates on the basketball team .
(Definition of comparison noun (DIFFERENCE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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