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in·com·pa·ra·ble

 (ĭn-kŏm′pər-ə-bəl)
adj.
1. Being such that comparison is impossible; incommensurable.
2. So outstanding as to be beyond comparison; unsurpassed.

in·com′pa·ra·bil′i·ty, in·com′pa·ra·ble·ness n.
in·com′pa·ra·bly adv.

incomparable

(ɪnˈkɒmpərəbəl; -prəbəl)
adj
1. beyond or above comparison; matchless; unequalled
2. lacking a basis for comparison; not having qualities or features that can be compared
inˌcomparaˈbility, inˈcomparableness n
inˈcomparably adv

in•com•pa•ra•ble

(ɪnˈkɒm pər ə bəl, -prə bəl)

adj.
1. fine beyond comparison; matchless: incomparable beauty.
2. not fit for comparison.
in•com′pa•ra•ble•ness, n.
in•com′pa•ra•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.incomparable - such that comparison is impossibleincomparable - such that comparison is impossible; unsuitable for comparison or lacking features that can be compared; "an incomparable week of rest and pleasure"; "the computer proceeds with its incomparable logic and efficiency"; "this report is incomparable with the earlier ones because of different breakdowns of the data"
best - (superlative of `good') having the most positive qualities; "the best film of the year"; "the best solution"; "the best time for planting"; "wore his best suit"
extraordinary - beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable; "extraordinary authority"; "an extraordinary achievement"; "her extraordinary beauty"; "enjoyed extraordinary popularity"; "an extraordinary capacity for work"; "an extraordinary session of the legislature"
comparable - able to be compared or worthy of comparison

incomparable

incomparable

adjective
Translations
لا يُضاهى، لا يُقارَن
nesrovnatelný
mageløsusammenlignelig
össze nem hasonlítható
óviîjafnanlegur; ósambærilegur
neprilygstamassu niekuo nepalyginamas
nepārspējamsnesalīdzināms

incomparable

[ɪnˈkɒmpərəbl] ADJ
1. (= matchless) [beauty, skill] → incomparable, sin par; [achievement] → inigualable, sin par
2. (= not comparable) to be incomparable with sthno poderse comparar con algo

incomparable

[ɪnˈkɒmpərəbəl] adjincomparable

incomparable

adjnicht vergleichbar (with mit); beauty, skillunvergleichlich

incomparable

[ɪnˈkɒmprəbl] adjincomparabile

incomparable

(inˈkompərəbl) adjective
without equal; not comparable. incomparable skill.
inˈcomparably adverb
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This heterogeneity in the behavior of informing on survey responses, also called differential item functioning (DIF), reflects an interpersonal incomparability (VONKOVA; HULLEGIE, 2011).
However, after reviewing the literature, we found that there are at least three sources of non-equivalence between instructions that will lead to incomparability and render conclusions difficult.
If this takes into consideration the insufficient transparency of financial documents, plans and reports, and the frequent incomparability of entities and periods, the statistical data on the activities of commissions adjudicating on breaches of public finance discipline (Table 1) should not be surprising.
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See also John Finnis, Natural Law and Legal Reasoning, in NATURAL LAW THEORY: CONTEMPORARY ESSAYS (Robert P George ed., 1992); James Griffin, Incommensurability, in INCOMMENSURABILITY, INCOMPARABILITY AND PRACTICAL REASON (Ruth Chang ed., 1997); Stuart Woolman, LIMITATION, in CONSTITUTIONAL LAW OF SOUTH AFRICA (Stuart Woolman & Michael Bishop eds., 2nd ed., 2005).
Denote by m the incomparability relation associated with a preorder [mathematical expression not reproducible].
However, she believes that comparison breaks down because of the "non-translation, mistranslation, incomparability and untranslatability" of world literature (Against World Literature 4).
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