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English definition of “understanding”

understanding

noun [S or U] (SYMPATHY)    /ˌʌn.dəˈstæn.dɪŋ/ US  /-dɚ-/
B2 a positive relationship between two people or groups in which they feel sympathy for each other: For peace to exist in the region there needs to be a much improved understanding between all the parties concerned.Friendly
(Definition of understanding noun (SYMPATHY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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