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by/in comparison

Definition of by/in comparison

  1. :  when compared with another :  when looked at or thought about in relation to someone or something else <Yesterday's weather was very cold. Today's weather is mild by comparison.> —often + with <He's a well-behaved child in comparison with his brother.>



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comparisonplay
  1. :  the act or process of comparing: as

    :  the representing of one thing or person as similar to or like another

    :  an examination of two or more items to establish similarities and dissimilarities


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