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adjective understandable pronunciation in British English /ˌʌndə(r)ˈstændəb(ə)l/
  1. 1
    normal and reasonable in a particular situation

    Their reaction is perfectly understandable in the circumstances.

    understandable (that):

    It’s understandable that mistakes were made.

  2. 2
    clear and easy to understand

    The system must be understandable even to first-time users.

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 understandable pronunciation in British English adverb

They are understandably upset at being given the wrong information.


… a teaching method in which groups of children learn independently using a computer linked to the internet

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a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …

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