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In a similar way or to a similar degree:‘a comparably priced CD player’
- ‘When you look at the package the traders get, rents in Salisbury are comparably very favourable.’
- ‘Any doctor who ignored a comparably ominous symptom in a patient would be subject to a ruinous lawsuit.’
- ‘It would be, therefore, completely unfair if we didn't compare a comparably equipped Windows platform to a comparable Linux platform.’
- ‘These blood protein isolates tend to be more expensive than basic protein products, but they are comparably priced to egg albumen proteins.’
- ‘Where boys and girls score comparably on cognitive skills, boys get worse grades in the touchy-feely stuff.’
- ‘That was comparably complex, and that took about the same amount of time.’
- ‘I think it is fair to say that only those pilots who are A, known pilots and B, employees of comparably sized airlines are able to use jump seats.’
- ‘I cannot remember having had comparably powerful feelings during the actual crisis.’
- ‘Although beef and pork are comparably priced, in your case that may affect your choice.’
- ‘And yet, he went on to argue mischievously, are we not the victims of a comparably narcissistic delusion?’
- ‘The new discs are likely to be priced comparably with DVDs, and although there is no official timetable yet, the products could be available by the end of the year.’
- ‘The ride isn't as supple as that of a comparably priced steel rig, but it's a good, solid platform with brutally efficient power delivery.’
- ‘Both rental car systems are comparably priced at approximately $10 / day.’
- ‘Off-screen, there was a comparably clear declaration of intent.’
- ‘All likewise possess a comparably dark sense of humor.’
- ‘The institutional investors get the shares at a comparably low price, the value of which pops upward once the shares hit the open market.’
- ‘Objectively, the Titan is as good in most respects and better in some than all the other comparably equipped and priced full-size pickups on the market.’
- ‘It is equally true that many goods and services in our economy have undergone similar, if not quite comparably radical, changes in price.’
- ‘Whether car buyers choose vehicles that run solely on hydrogen over comparably priced hybrids or gas engines won't be clear for a decade or more.’
- ‘Unlike those comparably priced crops, ahipa plants must be pruned several times a season.’
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