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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcomparativelycom‧par‧a‧tive‧ly /kəmˈpærətəvli/ ●○○ adverb  QUITE/FAIRLYas compared to something else or to a previous state syn relatively a comparatively small number of people Comparatively few books have been written on the subject. Crime on the island is comparatively rare. Comparatively speaking, this part of the coast is still unspoiled.
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comparativelyOne encounters a comparatively congenial Schoenberg here.Trading was comparatively light in both currency and equity markets, but the collapse in confidence seemed widespread.On A Division, it was comparatively lively.As a result, we feel very tired after a comparatively short time.For they suggest that more is at stake in the dispute about holism than the comparatively technical notion of reducibility.We're a comparatively wealthy county, but our resources are getting exhausted.The kids were comparatively well-behaved today.Its large population is comparatively well educated.comparatively rareAmong the mammals they are comparatively rare.Deaths before the age of 65, so-called premature deaths, are comparatively rare.In the home, by contrast, communications other than voice telephones, are unfamiliar and comparatively rare.But, once again, these complications are comparatively rare, and, these days, fairly easy to treat.With comparatively rare and usually eccentric exceptions, the rich have been opposed.The extremes, on both parameters, are comparatively rare; most of us occupy a position part-way along each.This is probably a comparatively rare occurrence for small mammals, but it certainly does occur.A comparatively rare plant, Acorus is propagated with difficulty but it is a very decorative plant when used in aquariums.
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