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Spanish translation of “comprehend”

comprehend

verb /kompriˈhend/
(formal) to understand
comprender
It’s difficult to comprehend why he put his life at risk in such a way.
(formal) to include
comprender
De Witt’s Land comprehends all the north-west coast of De Witt’s New Holland.
comprehensible adjective capable of being understood
comprensible
He was drunk and his speech was barely comprehensible.
comprehension /-ʃən/ noun the act or power of understanding
comprensión
After reading the passage, the teacher asked questions to test the children’s comprehension.
comprehensive /-siv/ adjective including many things
completo, extenso
The school curriculum is very comprehensive.
comprehensively adverb
exhaustivamente
Technical terms unfamiliar to the beginner are comprehensively explained in the glossary.
comprehensiveness noun
amplitud
a massive work noted for its comprehensiveness.
comprehensive school noun (in Britian) a state school that provides education for children of all abilities
instituto de enseñanza secundaria
He went to the local comprehensive school.
(Definition of comprehend from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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