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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcomprehensiblecom‧pre‧hen‧si‧ble /ˌkɒmprɪˈhensəbəl $ ˌkɑːm-/ adjective  UNDERSTANDeasy to understand syn understandable opp incomprehensible Her speech was slurred and barely comprehensible.comprehensible to The procedure must be clear and comprehensible to all staff.comprehensibility /ˌkɒmprɪhensəˈbɪləti $ ˌkɑːm-/ noun [uncountable]
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comprehensibleOur treatment in this chapter will try to be as informal as possible in order to be comprehensible.Each entry in the guide is brief and immediately comprehensible.Visual aids can make lessons much more interesting and comprehensible.Her speech was slurred and barely comprehensible.In so doing, it gave them system and continuity and went far to make economic life comprehensible.Metaphor, it turns out, is the key to making computers comprehensible.Magnificence is admirable if not always comprehensible, humility is very unattractive to the modern Western mind.comprehensible instructionsThe more directly comprehensible parts of the Challenger's programme were thus made available to the public at a provisional stage.Photographic reportage, the cinema and television have produced a lingua franca of universally comprehensible pictures.Land warfare sixty-five years after Waterloo would still have been comprehensible to Napoleon.The music was experimental, and not comprehensible to the average concert-goer.comprehensible toMost avant-garde music is not comprehensible to the average concertgoer.
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