comparative

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  • Info In linguistics, the comparative is a syntactic construction that serves to express a comparison between two (or more) entities or groups of entities in quality, quantity, or degree; it is one of the degrees of comparison, alongside the positive and the superlative. more...
  • The law of comparative advantage shows how countries will gain from trade.
  • Later that year he became director of the comparative literature program.
  • It is especially important in the political science fields of comparative politics and international relations.
  • These uses of the comparative do not mention what it is they are being compared to.
  • This scientific revolution gave Europe a comparative advantage in developing technology in modern times.
  • Columbia was among the first schools to establish both comparative and international law centers.
  • The latter is a distance based method but the comparative method considers language characters directly.
  • His team, which was not one of the established forces in Spanish football, enjoyed comparative success.
  • Comparative life-cycle analysis is often used to determine a better process or product to use.
  • This work placed comparative law in its historical context and was widely read and influential.
  • The results obtained by this method are therefore only comparative.
  • The comparative study of the various legal systems may show how different legal regulations for the same problem function in practice.
  • The school's comparative strength is, primarily, in the field of languages.
  • Area - comparative: slightly more than six times the size of Washington, D.C.
  • His research led to what is referred to as modern comparative anatomy.
  • In these cases, one cannot define which country has comparative advantage.
  • Some examples of the best known international auxiliary languages are shown below for comparative purposes.
  • Below is a comparative table of corresponding royal and noble titles in various European countries.
  • The era of comparative protection for California labor ended with the arrival of the railroad.
  • His special subject at that time seems to have been comparative jurisprudence.
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Meaning of comparative

  • noun The comparative form of an adjective or adverb
    `faster' is the comparative of the adjective `fast', `less famous' is the comparative degree of the adjective `famous', `more surely' is the comparative of the adverb `surely'
  • adjective Relating to or based on or involving comparison
    comparative linguistics