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"understandable" in British English

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understandableadjective

uk   /ˌʌn.dəˈstæn.də.bəl/  us   /ˌʌn.dɚˈstæn.də.bəl/
easy to understand: You have to put the facts into a form that's understandable to everyone.
B2 You say that something, for example someone's behaviour, is understandable, if you feel that it is usual and not strange or difficult to understand: Their refusal to cooperate is perfectly/completely understandable, considering the circumstances.

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adverb uk   /ˌʌn.dəˈstæn.də.bli/  us   /ˌʌn.dɚˈstæn.də.bli/
C1 He is understandably reluctant to talk about his medical history.
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understandableadjective

 us   /ˌʌn·dərˈstæn·də·bəl/
able to be understood, so that you know what something means: You’ve got to tell a story to three-year-olds in a way that’s understandable to them.
If you say that something a person does is understandable, you feel that it is the way most people would behave in that situation: Her actions are understandable when you consider how badly she was treated.
(Definition of understandable from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “understandable”
in Arabic مَفهوم…
in Korean 이해할 만한…
in Portuguese compreensível…
in Catalan comprensible…
in Japanese 理解できる…
in Chinese (Simplified) 易懂的,容易理解的, 合乎情理的, 正常的…
in Turkish anlaşılabilir…
in Russian понятный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 易懂的,容易理解的, 合乎情理的, 正常的…
in Italian comprensibile…
in Polish zrozumiały…
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