the doctrine that a woman’s and man’s pay should be equal when their work requires equal training, skills, and responsibilities.
[kom-per-uh-buh l or, sometimes, kuh m-pair-] /ˈkɒm pər ə bəl or, sometimes, kəmˈpɛər-/ adjective 1. capable of being ; having features in common with something else to permit or suggest : He considered the Roman and British empires to be comparable. 2. worthy of : shops comparable to those on Fifth Avenue. 3. usable for […]
[kuh m-par-uh-tist] /kəmˈpær ə tɪst/ noun 1. a specialist in comparative linguistics or comparative literature.
n. late 15c., from Latin comparationem “a putting together,” hence, “a comparing,” noun of action from comparare (see comparison).
[kuh m-par-uh-tiv] /kəmˈpær ə tɪv/ adjective 1. of or relating to . 2. proceeding by, founded on, or using as a method of study: comparative anatomy. 3. estimated by ; not positive or absolute; relative: a comparative newcomer in politics; to live in comparative luxury. 4. Grammar. being, noting, or pertaining to the intermediate degree […]