comprehension noun

1 understanding

VERB + COMPREHENSION have She has no comprehension of the seriousness of the situation. | check There are exercises for checking comprehension.

PREP. beyond (your) ~ Why he can't do it himself is beyond my comprehension. | without ~

PHRASES a lack of comprehension He showed a total lack of comprehension.

2 language exercise

ADJ. listening, reading

VERB + COMPREHENSION do We did a listening comprehension.