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Comparison

Short for "comparison ticket," a memorandum between two brokers that confirms the details of a transaction to be carried out.

comparison

A confirmation from one broker to another with respect to the details of a security trade. Also called broker comparison, comp.
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Altidore was also sent off and faces a three-match ban, but boss Bruce said the two 'crimes' did not bear comparison.
Having started the season with a record of two goals in 20 games for his country, Miller suddenly has an international scoring ratio of nearly one in three to bear comparison with Dalglish's 30 in 102 games, or Ally McCoist's 19 in 61, if not Denis Law's 30 from 55.
While the work assembled here is on the whole too refined to bear comparison with the eccentric visionary force of Sun Ra's Afrofuturist aesthetic, it does have a Ra-like affinity for fantasy, eclecticism, and humor--unusual qualities in work that addresses the fraught issues of race and power in America.
You look at certain levels of finance being thrown at mediocre players and it does not bear comparison.
Her early work was popular enough for her to bear comparison with the likes of Jane Austen and Sir Walter Scott.
Later in the game a Bolton defender was sent off for handball - in accordance with the letter of the law - but the two offences scarcely bear comparison.
The new songs he has written bear comparison with his old stuff which means with some of the best ever.
The young man confronts Mr Tobias in church about his attitudes citing biblical texts which endorse community dancing (although the dances referred to in the bible scarcely bear comparison to the pelvic grinding and immodest gyrations we get here).
5m signing from Aalborg 15 months ago, believes his goalscoring will bear comparison with ANYONE Rangers bring in - if only he gets the chance to prove it.
I have never played the game, only watched, and my understanding of it does not bear comparison with Murphy's.
They are still sensible and they still bear comparison with all the other teams we are competing against.
Condemned by Schoenberg as 'frozen coffee-table gossip' and offered by the composer to the cause of Italian fascism, Alfredo Casella's 1926 Scarlattiana nevertheless has bright if vapid appeal and is given a spirited performance here -but still can't begin to bear comparison with the Stravinsky.