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English definition of “understanding”

understanding

noun [U] (KNOWLEDGE)    /ˌʌn.dəˈstæn.dɪŋ/ US  /-dɚ-/
B2 knowledge about a subject , situation , etc. or about how something works : She doesn't have any understanding of politics / human nature /what it takes to be a good manager . My understanding of the agreement (= what I think it means ) is that they will pay £50,000 over two years .Understanding and comprehending
(Definition of understanding noun (KNOWLEDGE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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