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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The comparison of one thing to another in size or amount.

Usage examples (36)
  • This ratio is another of the fundamental constants of nature.
  • This ratio is also higher than 98% of all those taken during the past 12 months.
  • If the ratio is at 85% to 90% then a Public Option or early medicare buy-in is not necessary.
  • At Harvard and Stanford, the ratio is about 2: almost twice as many courses are social as mathematical. for more
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