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compărātīvus , a, um, adj. 1. comparo,
I.of or pertaining to comparison, depending on comparison, comparative.
I. In gen.: “judicatio,Cic. Inv. 2, 25, 76 (cf. 1. comparatio, I.): “genus causae (opp. simplex),Quint. 7, 4, 3: “vocabulum,Gell. 5, 21, 13.—Subst.: compărātīva , ōrum, n., words in the comparative degree, comparatives, Quint. 9, 3, 19.—Adv.: compărā-tīvē , with comparison: “dicere,Gell. 5, 21, 14; Ambros. de Fide, 5, 9, 71.—
II. Esp. in gram.
A. Gradus, or absol., the comparative, Don. p. 1745 P. et saep.—
B. Casus, the ablative, Prisc. p. 671 P.
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