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Comprender

Verbos de pensamiento

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 9/20/2003
Word: Comprender
(com-pren-DER) Verbo
English: to understand
Etymology: Del latín comprehendere
Meaning: 1.- Contener, incluir en sí alguna cosa.
2.- Entender, alcanzar, penetrar.
Topic:Verbos de pensamiento
Example:

"comprendió que estaba levantando un parapeto de urgencia que lo defendiese de las asechanzas del mundo."

Luis Landero, Juegos de la edad tardía p.9 Eds. RBA

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