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Definition of: comparative

(kəm·parə·tiv) adjective
1. Pertaining to, resulting from or using comparison.
2. Estimated by comparison; relative.
3. Almost but not quite.
4. Gram. Expressing a degree of an adjective or adverb higher than the positive and lower than the superlative.
noun Gram. The comparative degree, or a word or form by which it is expressed: “Better” is the comparative of “good.” Abbr. comp.
[<L comparativus <comparare COMPARE]
—com·par′a·tive·ly
adverb

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"comparative" has the frequency of use of 0.0003% on city-data.com forum

"comparative" has the frequency of use of 0.0012% on en.wikipedia.org.

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