comprehension ( comprehensions plural )
1 n-uncount Comprehension is the ability to understand something.
This was utterly beyond her comprehension.
2 n-uncount Comprehension is full knowledge and understanding of the meaning of something.
FORMAL They turned to one another with the same expression of dawning comprehension, surprise, and relief.
3 n-var When pupils do comprehension, they do an exercise to find out how well they understand a piece of spoken or written language.
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary
1 conception, discernment, grasp, intelligence, judgment, knowledge, perception, realization, sense, understanding
2 compass, domain, field, limits, province, range, reach, scope
1 incomprehension, misapprehension, misunderstanding, unawareness
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