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English definition of “comprehend”


verb [T]  /ˌkɑm·prəˈhend/ us  
to understand something completely: If you don’t comprehend something, don’t be afraid to seem dumb, just speak out.
adjective  /ˌkɑm·prəˈhen·sə·bəl/ us  
The directions were written in clear, comprehensible English.
(Definition of comprehend from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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