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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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These ceremonies are not a challenge to be "politically correct" or to seek some kind of balance between Forces and gender, but it is rather a chance to "parade" a well-drilled, well-uniformed, skilled unit that can stand comparison with the U.
The butchery of the battlefield with its mighty deeds of valour, the lovers' trysts, the entirely predictable and interminable procession of miracle-working saints have no place here: this extensive text is an intellectual exposition of the tenets of Christian theology, its links with the Latin works of leading ecclesiastics at home and abroad set out clearly by the wide reading of the editor and, what is more, its ability to stand comparison with anything produced at the time on the mainland of France as regards both language and content similarly demonstrated by the breadth of his scholarship.
The positive correlation between sustained high R&D intensity and company performance is a powerful argument for a company to ensure its R&D investments stand comparison with its best international competitors.
These not only stand comparison but often exceed those on offer at other leading international motor shows such as Frankfurt, Detroit or Geneva.
She points out that the writings of these Angolans stand comparison with the best produced in Ghana, Nigeria, or Kenya.
Both his early Hand and Toe Holds and the Minimalist mesh sculptures, for example, stand comparison with anything being done in the period and certainly had a great deal to teach the currently fashionable Bruce Nauman (whose self-fashioning in turn offers many points of comparison to Morris').
Reagan's pragmatic success with Congress in 1981-1982 will stand comparison with any president's in this century.
However, it seems likely that it will stand comparison with recent U.
Over recent years the magnificent record of Cardinal Heenan in winning national, county and district silverware would stand comparison with any other school in England.
These performances stand comparison with Frankel's in the Queen Anne Stakes.
But that doesn't stand comparison with his innocent victims who were never given the chance of a trial and were judged and executed on the basis of their ethnicity.