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Spanish translation of “comprehend”


verb /kompriˈhend/
(formal) to understand It’s difficult to comprehend why he put his life at risk in such a way. (formal) to include De Witt’s Land comprehends all the north-west coast of De Witt’s New Holland. comprehensible adjective capable of being understood He was drunk and his speech was barely comprehensible. comprehension /-ʃən/ noun the act or power of understanding After reading the passage, the teacher asked questions to test the children’s comprehension. comprehensive /-siv/ adjective including many things The school curriculum is very comprehensive. comprehensively adverb
Technical terms unfamiliar to the beginner are comprehensively explained in the glossary.
comprehensiveness noun 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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