comparation

n.

late 15c., from Latin comparationem "a putting together," hence, "a comparing," noun of action from comparare (see comparison).


Nearby words

  1. company union,
  2. company woman,
  3. compar.,
  4. comparable,
  5. comparable worth,
  6. comparatist,
  7. comparative,
  8. comparative advertising,
  9. comparative anatomy,
  10. comparative government

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