Compared to

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Definition

(I feel better) compared to (yesterday): (I feel better) in comparison with, in relation to (yesterday)
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Compared to (this time last year you're a lot fatter!): In comparison with, considered next to (this time last year you're a lot fatter!)
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Examples

  • "Cosmetics sales in Asia were up 13.4% compared to January of last year."
  • "Worldwide, our fragrance sales increased 4.8% compared to the first half of last year."
  • "The MP also compared environmentalists to "Nazi-style propaganda peddlers", and said 'if something is repeated to the general public often enough, of course they will believe it."

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