Meaning of COMPARISON in English

COMPARISON

[noun]They made a comparison of different countries' eating habits/lifestyles/standards of living (= showed how they were different). [C]We kept a copy of an earlier letter for (= in order to make a) comparison. [U]By/In comparison with the French, the British eat far less fish. [U]

Cambridge English vocab.      Кембриджский английский словарь.