Meaning of “comprise” in the English Dictionary

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"comprise" in American English

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compriseverb [ L ]

us /kəmˈprɑɪz/

to consist of or to be made up of:

The Pacific Rim comprises countries bordering the Pacific, including the US, Canada, Japan, China, and the Koreas.
The ninth district is comprised of (= consists of) 15 cities and towns, including Boston.

(Definition of “comprise” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"comprise" in Business English

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compriseverb [ T ]

uk /kəmˈpraɪz/ us

to have as parts or members, or to be those parts or members:

Teams are created to work on one specific project, and are comprised of people who have very different skills.
Manufacturing comprises 14% of the state's economy.

(Definition of “comprise” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)