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verb [transitive] formal British English pronunciation: comprise /kəmˈpraɪz/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theycomprise
he/she/itcomprises
present participlecomprising
past tensecomprised
past participlecomprised
  1. to consist of two or more things
    be comprised of:

    The course is comprised of ten core modules.

    1. a.
      to form something

      People aged 65 and over now comprise nearly 20% of the population.

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