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English definition of “comparative”

comparative

noun [C]
 
 
/kəmˈpærətɪv/
A2 the form of an adjective or adverb that is used to show that someone or something has more of a particular quality than someone or something else. For example 'better' is the comparative of 'good' and 'smaller' is the comparative of 'small'. → Compare superlativeGrammatical terms
(Definition of comparative noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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