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comparison

noun [C or U] uk   /kəmˈpær.ɪ.sən/ us    /-ˈper-/

comparison noun [C or U] (EXAMINING DIFFERENCES)

B2 the act of comparing two or more people or things: They made a comparison of different countries' eating habits. By/In comparison with the French, the British eat far less fish.
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comparison noun [C or U] (CONSIDERING SIMILARITIES)

B2 the fact of considering something similar or of equal quality to something else: She drew a comparison between life in the army and life in prison. To my mind there's no comparison between the two restaurants (= one is much better than the other). He's a good writer but he doesn't bear/stand comparison with Shakespeare (= he is not nearly as good as Shakespeare).
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Traducciones de “comparison”
en coreano 비교…
en árabe مُقارَنة…
en portugués comparação…
en catalán comparació…
en japonés 比較…
en italiano paragone, confronto…
en chino (tradicionál) 查找差異, 比較,對照,對比…
en ruso сравнение…
en turco mukayese, kıyaslama, karşılaştırma…
en chino (simplificado) 查找差异, 比较,对照,对比…
en polaco porównanie…
(Definition of comparison from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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