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comprehendverb [ T ]

us /ˌkɑm·prəˈhend/

to understand something completely:

If you don’t comprehend something, don’t be afraid to seem dumb, just speak out.
comprehensible
adjective us /ˌkɑm·prəˈhen·sə·bəl/

The directions were written in clear, comprehensible English.

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