relative to
preposition Date: 1649 with regard to ; in connection with

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • relative to — ► relative to 1) compared with or in relation to. 2) concerning. Main Entry: ↑relative …   English terms dictionary

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  • relative to — 1. On the subject of; about. * /Relative to school athletics, the principal said the students should not allow athletics to interfere with homework./ 2. In comparison with; in proportion to. * /Relative to the size of an ant, a blade of grass is… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • relative to — 1. On the subject of; about. * /Relative to school athletics, the principal said the students should not allow athletics to interfere with homework./ 2. In comparison with; in proportion to. * /Relative to the size of an ant, a blade of grass is… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • relative\ to — 1. On the subject of; about. Relative to school athletics, the principal said the students should not allow athletics to interfere with homework. 2. In comparison with; in proportion to. Relative to the size of an ant, a blade of grass is as tall …   Словарь американских идиом

  • relative to — 1) compared with How did the control group students do relative to the whole class? 2) formal concerning, or in relation to Questions have been raised relative to your testimony …   English dictionary

  • relative to — 1》 compared with or in relation to. 2》 about; concerning. → relative …   English new terms dictionary

  • relative to — concerning …   English contemporary dictionary

  • relative to — …   Useful english dictionary

  • relative to sth — ► compared to something else: »Official figures probably understate Europe s growth relative to America. »Pay in many white collar jobs has been stagnating relative to inflation. relative to earnings/income/sales »Motoring costs are forecast to… …   Financial and business terms

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