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English definition of “qualitatively”


/ˈkwɒlɪtətɪvli/ US   /ˈkwɒlɪˌteɪtɪvli/
in a way that relates to the qualities of something rather than its quantity: History shows that a housing bust is qualitatively different than a stock bust. → Compare quantitatively
(Definition of qualitatively from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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