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Main Entry: 1com·par·a·tive
Pronunciation: kschwam-primarystresspar-schwat-iv
Function: adjective
1 : of, relating to, or constituting the degree of grammatical comparison that denotes increase in the quality, quantity, or relation expressed by an adjective or adverb
2 : measured by comparison : RELATIVE <a comparative stranger>
3 : involving the study of things that are alike by comparing them <comparative anatomy>
- com·par·a·tive·ly adverb

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