Quick answer
"Compared to" is a preposition which is often translated as "comparado con", and "adjective" is a noun which is often translated as "el adjetivo". Learn more about the difference between "compared to" and "adjective" below.
compared to(
kuhm
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pehrd
 
tu
)
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
1. (general)
a. comparado con
Their house is huge compared to ours.Su casa es enorme comparada con la nuestra.
b. en comparación con
Compared to five years ago, I'm making a lot more money now.En comparación con cinco años atrás, gano mucho más dinero ahora.
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adjective(
ah
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jihk
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tihv
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (grammar)
a. el adjetivo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Adjectives describe the nouns they modify.Los adjetivos describen a los sustantivos que modifican.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (grammar)
a. adjetivo
Where do I put this adjective phrase?¿Dónde va esta frase adjetiva?
b. adjetival
Today we're going to learn a bit about the adjective use of nouns.Hoy vamos a aprender un poco sobre el uso adjetival de los sustantivos.
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