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com•pre•hen•sion



Pronunciation: (kom"pri-hen'shun), [key]
n.
1. the act or process of comprehending.
2. the state of being comprehended.
3. perception or understanding: His comprehension of physics is amazing for a young student.
4. capacity of the mind to perceive and understand; power to grasp ideas; ability to know.
5. Logic.the connotation of a term.
6. inclusion.
7. comprehensiveness.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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