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comparative British & World English

Measured or judged by estimating the similarity or dissimilarity between one thing and another; relative

the comparative in comparative British & World English

The middle degree of comparison

comparative English Thesaurus

they left the city for the comparative cool of the country

comparative advantage British & World English

The ability of an individual or group to carry out a particular economic activity (such as making a specific product) more efficiently than another activity

comparative linguistics British & World English

The study of similarities and differences between languages, in particular the comparison of related languages with a view to reconstructing forms in their lost parent languages