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American English: /kəmˈpɛrəsən/
British English: /kəmˈparɪs(ə)n/

Translation of comparison in Spanish:


  • 1.1 uncountable and countable there is no (point of) comparison between them
    no tienen (ni punto de) comparación
    no hay (ni punto de) comparación entre ellos
    by/in comparison (with something/somebody)
    en comparación (con algo/alguien)
    mine is cheap in comparison
    el mío es barato en comparación
    the old system doesn't bear o stand comparison with the new one
    no se puede comparar el viejo sistema con el nuevo
    el viejo sistema no admite comparación con el nuevo
    comparisons are odious
    las comparaciones son odiosas
    Example sentences
    • The GMC drew a comparison between revalidation and the periodic assessments that airline pilots have to undergo.
    • Calls for more bank holidays always invite comparisons - usually with the Continent.
    • His potential and spiky energy have invited comparisons with some of the finest in Liverpool's history.
    1.2 (Linguistics) degrees of comparison
    grados (masculine plural) de comparación

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