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From Middle French compréhension.
comprehension (plural comprehensions)
- thorough understanding
- (logic) The totality of intensions, that is, attributes, characters, marks, properties, or qualities, that the object possesses, or else the totality of intensions that are pertinent to the context of a given discussion.
- (computing) a compact syntax for generating a list in some functional programming languages
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