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comprehension

kom pree hen shuhn

  • n  an ability to understand the meaning or importance of something (or the knowledge acquired as a result)
    how you can do that is beyond my comprehension
    he was famous for his comprehension of American literature
  • n  the relation of comprising something
News & Articles

  • Great Books For Middle School Students
    The Georgia Department of Education has an online tool to help parents get their children to read more. You can go to the Department of Ed website and click “Find A Book”. It offers suggestions based on your child’s reading comprehension and interests. GPB's Book Camp has suggestions for great...
    July 8, 2013 - Georgia Public Broadcasting
  • Reading program helps Louisville homeless children keep pace
    This summer, instead of hanging out poolside or playing outside all day, about 100 Jefferson County Public Schools students will be working on reading comprehension as part of the district's Summer Reading Institute.
    July 4, 2013 - Louisville Courier-Journal
  • Observer Forum: Letters to the editor
    It is beyond comprehension how this community can tolerate such bigotry as displayed by Mecklenburg County commissioner Kim Ratliff.
    July 3, 2013 - The Charlotte Observer
Quotes

  • Jesse James in Washington Post
    It's because of my poor judgment that I deserve everything bad that is coming my way,he said. "This has caused my wife and kids pain and embarrassment beyond comprehension, and I am extremely saddened to have brought this on them."
  • Bob Dole in International Herald Tribune
    Beyond comprehension ...... further erosion of our nation's political discourse,said former Sen. Bob Dole, R-Kan., in a written statement.
  • Stephanie Rice in 940 News
    It's beyond comprehension. The 200 IM world record has stood for a long, long time,Rice said. "I actually didn't know who held the world record."

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