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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
comparative /kəm'pærətiv/
  • tính từ
    • so sánh
      • the comparative method of studying: phương pháp nghiên cứu so sánh
    • tương đối
      • to live in comparative comfort: sống tương đối sung túc
  • danh từ
    • (ngôn ngữ học) cấp so sánh
    • từ ở cấp so sánh
Concise Dictionary
comparativeskəm'pærətɪv
noun
+the comparative form of an adjective
adj.
+relating to or based on or involving comparison
+having significance only in relation to something else

Advanced English Dictionary
adjective, noun
+ adjective
1 connected with studying things to find out how similar or different they are: comparative linguistics + a comparative study of the educational systems of two countries
2 measured or judged by how similar or different it is to sth else: Then he was living in comparative comfort (= compared with others or with his own life at a previous time). + The company is a comparative newcomer to the software market (= other companies have been in business much longer).
3 (grammar) relating to adjectives or adverbs that express more in amount, degree or quality, for example better, worse, slower and more difficult
Compare: SUPERLATIVE
+ noun (grammar) the form of an adjective or adverb that expresses more in amount, degree or quality: 'Better' is the comparative of 'good' and 'more difficult' is the comparative of 'difficult'.
Compare: SUPERLATIVE


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