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comprehend

verb [I, T]     /ˌkɒmprɪˈhend/ formal
to understand: I was too young to comprehend what was happening.Understanding and comprehending
Translations of “comprehend”
in Arabic يَفهَم…
in Korean 이해하다…
in Malaysian memahami, merangkumi…
in French comprendre…
in Turkish anlamak, kavramak…
in Italian comprendere…
in Chinese (Traditional) 充分理解, 領悟…
in Russian понимать…
in Polish pojmować…
in Vietnamese hiểu, bao gồm…
in Spanish comprender…
in Portuguese compreender…
in Thai ทำให้เข้าใจ, รวมถึง…
in German begreifen, einschließen…
in Catalan comprendre…
in Japanese ~を理解する…
in Indonesian mengerti, mencakup…
in Chinese (Simplified) 充分理解, 领悟…
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