Focus on the pronunciation of understanding
English definition of “understanding”
/ˌʌn·dərˈstæn·dɪŋ/ n [C usually sing] (BELIEF)
› something that you have reason to believe: [+ that clause] Ours was a generation brought up with the understanding (= belief) that science meant progress. › An understanding is also an informal agreement between people: The two sides have come to/reached an understanding about the sale of the house.