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By comparison, the Biden campaign is projected to spent about $28 million this week, up from $27 million last week.

For comparison, the average American causes around 16 metric tons of emissions per year.

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At Scripps Ranch High School, by comparison, students passed 1,058 AP tests.

For comparison, Whitney examined four other tusks, from Africa’s Karoo Basin, which would not have lost sunlight during winter.

Yet even that period paled in comparison against the 1950s and 1960s.

The best comparison here for an American audience is, well, Internet stuff.

I enjoyed it, but thought it paled in comparison to their debut.

For comparison, inmates at high-security federal prisons cost about $34,000 per year on average, as of 2012.

I was quite specifically talking about the comparison between playing Heimdall on one day, and playing Mandela on the next.

But in recent days, I've found Sarah Palin an even more apt comparison.

Can there be any comparison between the educational efficiency of the two methods?

For comparison, the gas may be passed through a test-tube containing an equal amount of distilled water.

In comparison with the engines now in use, these Americans were very small ones.

This pipe has been proved by comparison to be probably quite late in the reign of Elizabeth.

Let the student continue this comparison till he attains very nearly the brevity and discrimination displayed by Mr. Killick.


On this page you'll find 66 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to comparison, such as: analogy, connection, contrast, correlation, example, and identification.

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