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relatively

[rel-uh-tiv-lee] /ˈrɛl ə tɪv li/
adverb
1.
in a relative manner:
a relatively small difference.
2.
Archaic.
  1. with reference (usually followed by to).
  2. in proportion (usually followed by to).
Origin of relatively
1555-1565
First recorded in 1555-65; relative + -ly
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relatively

/ˈrɛlətɪvlɪ/
adverb
1.
in comparison or relation to something else; not absolutely
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Word Origin and History for relatively
adv.

"in relation to something else," 1560s, from relative (adj.) + -ly (2).

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