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comparison

noun alikeness, analogical procedure, analogy, association, balance, comparatio, comparative essimate, contrast, correlation, equation, nearness, parallel, rapprochement, relative estimate, relative estimation, resemblance
Associated concepts: comparison of negligence of opposing parties
See also: analogy, collation, correlate, identification, parity, propinquity, proportion, standard
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The Bank of England's Financial Policy Committee member, who was visiting Birmingham to talk to a range of bank contacts and others in business and industry, said events in the wake of the collapse of Lehman Brothers in 2008 bore comparison to the Great Depression - but he ruled out a similar 1930s-style slump.
It was in El mundo alucinante (1969) that Cuban writer Reinaldo Arenas first suggested that the contemporary authoritarian rule and treatment of homosexuals bore comparison to the Inquisition's tactics.
The composed fluency of former the Bear's 54 bore comparison with that of the 54 lodged by Harry Daft for Nottinghamshire on May 4, 1894, during Warwickshire's inaugural first-class match, here at Trent Bridge.