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Definition of comparable adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



comparable (to/with somebody/something)
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similar to someone or something else and able to be compared A comparable house in the south of the city would cost twice as much. The situation in the U.S. is not directly comparable to that in the U.K. Inflation is now at a rate comparable with that in other developed countries.
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noun [uncountable] Each group will have the same set of questions, in order to ensure comparability.
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