Definition of comparatively in English:

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comparatively

Pronunciation: /kəmˈperədivlē/

adverb

[as submodifier]
To a moderate degree as compared to something else; relatively: inflation was comparatively low
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  • Some of these grounds are comparatively obvious and relatively non-controversial.
  • It considered that the threat to public policy was, comparatively speaking, only moderate.
  • Although reported crime had risen, it remained comparatively low and was well below the force average.

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Syllabification: com·par·a·tive·ly

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