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comparative

adjective analagous to, comparable, comparativus, connected with, contrastive, correlative, corresponding to, estimated by comparison, in connection with, in proportion to, in relation to, in relation with, in respect to, in the same category, judged by comparison, matching, metaphorical, pertaining to, pertinent to, referrble to, referential, referring, relating to, relational, relative, rivaling, similar to, similitudinous, vying with, with referrnce to, with regard to, with relation to
Associated concepts: comparative injury, comparative negliience, comparative rectitude
See also: cognate, correlative, proportionate
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In Western and Northern Europe, the German occupiers chose to be, comparatively, far more restrained.
The report notes positively that the comparatively cheap DU has already been sold to the militaries of Turkey, Pakistan, Israel and Thailand, but admits that its toxicity is inherent: "No available technology can significantly change the inherent chemical and radiological toxicity of DU.
Another benefit, particularly for the nursing homes that do comparatively well in the quality ratings, will be "bragging rights" for use in their marketing materials (though HCFA itself, of course, doesn't make much of this).
Now, in many libraries, salary is a comparatively small proportion of the budget; the major component is external services and databases.
Nondurables sectors in the District with comparatively high production include rubber and plastic products, food, apparel, paper products, and chemicals.
While the researchers note that their study "must be interpreted with caution" until larger studies are completed, they conclude that the presence of a comparatively long, fat torso might represent an inexpensive, readily available, and simple means of better defining the one man in 11 who may develop cancer of the prostate.
This, however, is not true of government support to the comparatively well-off.
The annuity selected has comparatively low additional annual charges.
Vascular closure device (VCD) technology, a comparatively new technology, has drafted new vistas to drive interventional surgery a step further," according to the analyst of the study.
The poor cannot afford most of beverages because their prices are beyond their reach, but "thadal" is the most popular item among them as its rates are comparatively low and affordable for them.
Summary: The Canadian dollar shows a comparatively unclear forex seasonality trend, but we do nonetheless note that the USDCAD has actually fallen in 5 of the last.
So even though the company is working toward increasing its overall sales, it is cognizant of the fact that a good way to drive demand is by keeping some things in comparatively short supply.