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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 project bears comparison with Tatlin's 1927 model for a monument to the III International, combining as it does a relic of labour-intensive heavy industry, which was once progressive, with futuristic deconstructionist forms developed from the Russian avant garde of the same period, a fitting punctuation mark to a century of European architecture.
Van Persie's opener against Sunderland was the 1,500th goal of Sir Alex Ferguson's reign at Old Trafford and Black Cats boss O'Neill says he bears comparison with Lionel Messi at Barcelona.
However, the Italian believes Sunday's match bears comparison to the biggest game in club football, saying: "For us, it's like a final.
WALES captain Ryan Giggs has a CV that bears comparison with the best footballers of his generation - but he is still driven by the fear of failure.
India's collective ability bears comparison with that of any country in the tournament - right up there, for example, with champions Australia and the talented if inconsistent Pakistan.
His profile bears comparison to the unfortunate Great Travel, who improved around two stone for Nicholls last term after showing signs of promise the previous season.
But he said it still bears comparison with the San Francisco bioscience model its founders were influenced by.
And I doubt that anyone's curiosity would not progress to enthusiasm on viewing the show as a whole, for this is a period in which the intensity of innovation and pictorial discovery bears comparison to any of the richest episodes in art history.
While Mr Morgan was not making any further public comment on the issue yesterday, it is known he is convinced the inquiry being conducted by Olaf bears comparison with that now completed by the police.
The opulent electro bears comparison to collaborators and countrymen R|yksopp - pleasant enough, but the songs are hardly distinguished.
DEREK DOUGAN bears comparison with the greatest footballers Northern Ireland have produced, according to former international strike partner Terry Neill.
But in the light of the weekend's events in London, Porthmadog's situation bears comparison with that of West Ham, who, so far, have not been issued with the threat of an FA charge.