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comparative beginner/newcomer etc

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcomparative beginner/newcomer etccomparative beginner/newcomer etcCOMPAREsomeone who is not really a beginner etc, but who seems to be one when compared to other people who have lived or worked somewhere for a long time After living here five years, we’re still considered comparative newcomers. comparative
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comparative beginner/newcomer etcA word of advice - don't sit for hours at the knitting machine, particularly if you are a comparative beginner.The fishing and fish-processing industry in North Shields is a comparative newcomer.
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