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Significado de “comparative” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "comparative" - Diccionario Inglés

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comparativenoun [C]

uk   /kəmˈpær.ə.tɪv/  us   /kəmˈper.ə.t̬ɪv/ specialized
A2 the form of an adjective or adverb that expresses a difference in amount, number, degree, or quality: "Fatter" is the comparative of "fat". "More difficult" is the comparative of "difficult".

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comparativeadjective

uk   /kəmˈpær.ə.tɪv/  us   /kəmˈper.ə.t̬ɪv/
  • comparative adjective (EXAMINING DIFFERENCES)

C1 comparing different things: She's carrying out a comparative study of health in inner cities and rural areas.
comparative comfort/freedom/silence, etc.
C2 a situation that is comfortable, free, silent, etc. when compared to another situation or what is normal: I enjoyed the comparative calm of his flat after the busy office.
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(Definition of comparative from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "comparative" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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comparativenoun [C]

 us   /kəmˈpær·ət̬·ɪv/
  • comparative noun [C] (GRAMMAR)

grammar the form of an adjective or adverb that shows the thing or action described has more of the quality than some others of the same type: “Faster” is the comparative of “fast.” “Better” is the comparative of “good.”

comparativeadjective [not gradable]

 us   /kəmˈpær·ət̬·ɪv/
considering the differences between one thing and another: The research examined the comparative effectiveness of the two medical treatments.
comparatively
adverb  us   /kəmˈpær·ət̬·ɪv·li/
The job was comparatively well paid, as factory jobs go.
(Definition of comparative from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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