comparativist

noun
com·​par·​a·​tiv·​ist | \ kəm-ˈper-ə-ti-vist How to pronounce comparativist (audio) , -ˈpa-rə- \

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Recent Examples on the Web As the Oxford legal comparativist Bernard Rudden put it: The traditional concepts of the common law of property were created for and by the ruling classes at a time when the bulk of their capital was land. Adam Tooze, The New York Review of Books, "How ‘Big Law’ Makes Big Money," 28 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of comparativist

1887, in the meaning defined above

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“Comparativist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/comparativist. Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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