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comprehension

  

      n  
1    the act or capacity of understanding  
2    the state of including or comprising something; comprehensiveness  
3      (Education)   an exercise consisting of a previously unseen passage of text with related questions, designed to test a student's understanding esp. of a foreign language  
4      (Logic, obsolete)   the attributes implied by a given concept or term; connotation  
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comprehension

  
1    conception, discernment, grasp, intelligence, judgment, knowledge, perception, realization, sense, understanding  
2    compass, domain, field, limits, province, range, reach, scope  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    incomprehension, misapprehension, misunderstanding, unawareness  

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