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It is very difficult to make comparisons across other schools.
Direct comparison between the two languages is not possible.
We have made a systematic comparison of the techniques used by the different players.
He drew comparisons between the problems faced by the university and those confronting his own institution.
The comparison with his work is probably unfair.
Their lives were exciting and glamorous; ours seemed dull by comparison.
By comparison with the lively teenagers, the adults were a joyless lot.
Smaller towns have less money to spend, so their systems are very modest in comparison.
In comparison with the male, the female is stronger and more energetic.
Why are things cheaper in comparison to last year?
His powerful performances inevitably invite comparison with those of de Niro.
I never loved her the way I love you: there’s no comparison.
This is the American English definition of comparison. View British English definition of comparison.
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