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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.
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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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"The college is developing apace and stands comparison with any other theological college in Britain, rightly attracting students from other provinces."
His apparent reliance on secondary sources leads him to brush aside the work of the LCC architects in the 1920s in Barnet, utilising Scano and Atholl timber and steel-framed construction to produce an estate which stands comparison with any of the Scandinavian examples he holds up for admiration.
But Butcher's record since regaining his place in the summer of 2001 stands comparison with any member of England's line-up and he will be hoping his failure with six and Key's match-winning innings of 87 off 85 balls during the eight-wickets victory over Nicky Oppenheimer's XI at Randjesfontein yesterday are not a major factor.
Flood and Morris provided an extensive sampling of this lesser-known work, which easily stands comparison with (and reproaches to a degree) the more flamboyant exercises in this vein by jasper J ohns before and Gerhard Richter after.
"He won a European Cup Winners' Cup with Aberdeen and Fergie's career stands comparison with anyone's.
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However, it should come as no surprise because this school has a long and proud record of achievement and regard for pupil care that stands comparison with any school nationwide.
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My record stands comparison as the most successful in the club's history."
It 's a record which stands comparison with any of his Football League contemporaries.
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ON pure talent the Manchester United winger stands comparison with any Welsh footballer.