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Meaning of “relative” - Learner’s Dictionary

relative

adjective     /ˈrelətɪv/
[always before noun] compared to other similar things or people: the relative prosperity of the WestLinking and relatingRegarding and concerning
relative to sth when compared to something else: The economy has been declining relative to other countries.Linking and relatingRegarding and concerning
Translations of “relative”
in Chinese (Traditional) 比較的, 相比較而言的, 相對的…
in Russian относительный…
in Turkish göreli, nispî, izafî…
in Chinese (Simplified) 比较的, 相比较而言的, 相对的…
in Polish względny…
(Definition of relative adjective from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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