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comparative

adjective
 
 
/kəmˈpærətɪv/
comparative comfort/freedom/silence, etc a situation that is comfortable/free/silent, etc when compared to another situation or to what is usual: I enjoyed the comparative calm of home after the busy office.Comparing and contrasting
comparing similar things: a comparative study of two poemsComparing and contrasting
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