comparison

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comparison is part of the Basic English 850.

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Noun[change]

Singular
comparison

Plural
comparisons

  1. When someone makes a comparison between two things, the person thinks about how the two things are the same and how they are different, which one is bigger etc.
    I need to make some comparisons between different houses before I make a decision about which house to buy.
    A careful comparison will show that this cup has a little more water than the other cup.

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