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comprise

verb [L]  /kəmˈprɑɪz/ us  
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.
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