compreensão

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From compreender +‎ -são, or borrowed from Latin comprehēnsiōnem.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /kõ.pɾe.ẽˈsɐ̃w̃/ [kõ.pɾe.ẽˈsɐ̃ʊ̯̃], /kõ.pɾi.ẽˈsɐ̃w̃/ [kõ.pɾɪ.ẽˈsɐ̃ʊ̯̃], (faster pronunciation) /kõ.pɾjẽˈsɐ̃w̃/ [kõ.pɾjẽˈsɐ̃ʊ̯̃]
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /kõ.pɾe.ẽˈsɐ̃w̃/ [kõ.pɾe.ẽˈsɐ̃ʊ̯̃]
  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /kõ.pɾi.ẽˈsɐ̃w̃/, (faster pronunciation) /kõ.pɾjẽˈsɐ̃w̃/

  • Rhymes: -ɐ̃w̃
  • Hyphenation: com‧pre‧en‧são

Noun[edit]

compreensão f (plural compreensões)

  1. comprehension, understanding
    Obrigada pela compreensão.
    Thank you for your understanding.
  2. sympathy (for a troublesome situation)

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • compreensão” in Dicionário Aberto based on Novo Diccionário da Língua Portuguesa de Cândido de Figueiredo, 1913