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Etymology

From Old French comparaison.

Noun

Singular
comparison

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  1. the act of comparing or the state or process of being compared
  2. an evaluation of the similarities and differences of two (or more) things
    He made a careful comparison of the available products before buying anything.
  3. the state of being similar or alike
    There really is no comparison between the performance of today's computers and those of a decade ago.
  4. (grammar) The ability of adjectives and adverbs to form three degrees.

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