comparable vs. comparative – The Correct Way to Use Each – English Learning

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Comparable

Definition:

able to be compared or worthy of comparison

Examples:

The average of your marks is comparable to 100%.

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Comparative

Definition:

relating to or based on or involving comparison

Examples:

I'm taking a comparative linguistics class this semester.

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