understanding adjective Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary
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Meaning of “understanding” - Learner’s Dictionary

understanding

adjective
 
 
/ˌʌndəˈstændɪŋ/
B2 showing sympathy for someone's problems: Fortunately, my girlfriend is very understanding.Sympathy and compassion
Translations of “understanding”
in Korean 이해심 있는…
in Arabic مُتَعاطِف مَعَ…
in Portuguese compreensivo, sensível…
in Catalan comprensiu…
in Japanese 理解のある…
in Italian comprensivo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 善解人意的, 體諒人的, 通情達理的…
in Russian отзывчивый…
in Turkish anlayışlı, hoşgörülü…
in Chinese (Simplified) 善解人意的, 体谅人的, 通情达理的…
in Polish wyrozumiały…
(Definition of understanding adjective from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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