by/in comparison

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Definition of by/in comparison

: 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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“By/in comparison.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/by%2Fin%20comparison. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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