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verb (comprises, comprising, comprised)
  1. To be made up of; to consist of.
The whole comprises the parts.
The parts are comprised by the whole.
  1. To include, to contain.
This box comprises all my belongings.
  1. (informal, traditionally considered incorrect) To compose. See usage note below.
A team is comprised of its members.
Translations: 
  • French: íªtre composé de
Etymology: From compris (past participle of comprendre).


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