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comparable

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcomparablecom‧pa‧ra‧ble /ˈkɒmpərəbəl $ ˈkɑːm-/ ●○○ adjective 🔊 🔊 1 LIKE/SIMILARsimilar to something else in size, number, quality etc, so that you can make a comparisoncompare, comparison 🔊 A car of comparable size would cost far more abroad.comparable figures/data/results 🔊 comparable figures for the same period of time last yearcomparable with/to 🔊 Pluto is comparable in size to the Moon.2 EQUALbeing equally important, good, bad etc opp incomparable 🔊 These two artists just aren’t comparable.comparable with/to 🔊 His poetry is hardly comparable with Shakespeare’s.comparability /ˌkɒmpərəˈbɪləti $ ˌkɑːm-/ noun [uncountable]
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comparableClimatic conditions in the two countries are roughly comparable.The comparable figure for white households was 45 percent, and for non-immigrant black households, 39 percent.Because of changes in coverage, comparable figures are not available for 1981.Here are prices of three comparable homes that have sold in your neighborhood.The planet Pluto is comparable in size to our Moon.Ford faced no comparable outlays in the latest quarter.Some analysts had expected Waldenbooks comparable sales to fall.Baldwin had no comparable speed, no comparable rational processes.Liverpool is one of four areas where comparable studies are being launched.The size of a dolphin's brain is comparable to a human's.Quality of care was also higher in Arizona than in a comparable traditional program.comparable with/toIf the total is comparable to a hobby and there is time and money in the budget for it, fine.From this perspective, the rioters are not a unique group but rather are comparable to others in the urban underclass.His poetry is hardly comparable with Shakespeare's.Is the pay rate comparable to that of other companies?The energy of this hydrogen bonding is comparable to that of the torsion-angle strain.Costing of material - could be comparable to that produced for Will Aid? 6.The group's strategy was to reach a position comparable with the market leaders in terms of size.The results are comparable with those obtained using peroxidase technique.comparable with/toIf the total is comparable to a hobby and there is time and money in the budget for it, fine.From this perspective, the rioters are not a unique group but rather are comparable to others in the urban underclass.The energy of this hydrogen bonding is comparable to that of the torsion-angle strain.Costing of material - could be comparable to that produced for Will Aid? 6.The group's strategy was to reach a position comparable with the market leaders in terms of size.The results are comparable with those obtained using peroxidase technique.
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