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understandable

adjective uk   /ˌʌn.dəˈstæn.də.bl̩/  us   /-dɚ-/
easy to understand: You've got to put the facts into a form that's understandable to everyone.B2 You say that something, for example someone's behaviour, is understandable, if you feel that it is usual and not strange or difficult to understand: Their refusal to cooperate is perfectly/completely understandable, considering the circumstances.
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adverb uk   /ˌʌn.dəˈstæn.də.bli/  us   /-dɚ-/
Translations of “understandable”
in Korean 이해할 만한…
in Arabic مَفهوم…
in Portuguese compreensível…
in Catalan comprensible…
in Japanese 理解できる…
in Italian comprensibile…
in Chinese (Traditional) 易懂的,容易理解的, 合乎情理的, 正常的…
in Russian понятный…
in Turkish anlaşılabilir…
in Chinese (Simplified) 易懂的,容易理解的, 合乎情理的, 正常的…
in Polish zrozumiały…
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