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beyond comparison

Also, without comparison or beyond compare . Too superior to be compared, unrivaled, as in This view of the mountains is beyond comparison, or That bakery is without comparison. The first term, more common today than the much older variants, was first recorded in 1871. Without comparison goes back to 1340, and without compare to 1621.
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Without comparison to a valid target it cannot be determined whether or not current performance is acceptable.
Thanks to these principals - the Provence laboratory develops products which they feel are completely unique and without comparison on the market.
The continuous, mass exodus of Christian populations, whose tens of thousands of members year after year vanish from their homes in search of one less hostile to their beliefs and identity is without comparison.
John's ability to find a ray of hope, a bright shining spot, something to build on, was really without comparison.
He bases that conviction on the fact that a negative penalty count of 21-6 against Blackheath suggested three things; that the officials were less than scrumm aging specialists, the excellence of the visitors' prop Des Brett who is without comparison in National Two and a well-learned lesson.
I knew when I was going into it that she was a distant relation but I was making a film about Georgiana Duchess of Devonshire and I think she's interesting enough to warrant a film about her, without comparison.
I was making a film about Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, and I think she's an interesting enough person to warrant a film about her, without comparison.
However, photography is experienced as a unique picture and an observer observes tones inside that particular photograph and very often without comparison with the tonal range of some other photograph.
These circumstances may preclude immediate documentation and may occur in suboptimal viewing conditions without comparison studies or adequate patient history.
Customers pay far less than the national average for water, and even without comparison to the rest of the state and country, the utility's rates are not excessive for any customers.
Acknowledging that this conceptual enemy is inherently problematic, Anidjar's commentary is valuable even without comparison with non-Western Jewish or Muslim texts on enmity, friendship, and otherness--though admittedly without these sources his critique may be construed as unbalanced.
His work ethic is without comparison,'' Hussey said.
Because it was not appropriate to compare AIC for the models based on different data sets, we provide separate analyses with and without comparison populations.
has, without comparison in the developed world, the highest degree of systemic risk posed by frequently arbitrary, severe and unquantifiable litigation," says Thom PLC's bond manager.
Finally, John Trudell's traditional singer, Quiltman Sahme, has released a terrific cassette of traditional honor and social songs that is without comparison.