Comprising



[kuh m-prahyz] /kəmˈpraɪz/

verb (used with object), comprised, comprising.
1.
to include or contain:
The Soviet Union comprised several socialist republics.
2.
to consist of; be composed of:
The advisory board comprises six members.
3.
to form or constitute:
Seminars and lectures comprised the day’s activities.
Idioms
4.
be comprised of, to consist of; be composed of:
The sales network is comprised of independent outlets and chain stores.
/kəmˈpraɪz/
verb (transitive)
1.
to include; contain
2.
to constitute the whole of; consist of: her singing comprised the entertainment
v.

early 15c., “to include,” from Old French compris, past participle of comprendre “to contain, comprise” (12c.), from Latin comprehendere (see comprehend). Related: Comprised; comprising.

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