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Understood

Meanings and phrases

understood

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. implied by or inferred from actions or statements; silent; tacit
  2. fully apprehended as to purport or meaning or explanation

well understood

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E.g.
  • The cause of BII phobia is not yet well understood.
  • The causes of quantum scarring are not well understood.
  • (At the time, surface tension was not well understood.)

fully understood

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E.g.
  • Bradley fully understood Montgomery's intentions.
  • Causes of BII phobia have yet to be fully understood.
  • The function of "C3orf67" is not yet fully understood.

poorly understood

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E.g.
  • The mechanism is complex and poorly understood.
  • As yet, the etiology of this condition remains poorly understood.
  • The cause of the various cicatricial alopecias is poorly understood.

not well understood

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The causes of quantum scarring are not well understood.
  • (At the time, surface tension was not well understood.)
  • The reasons for these differences are not well understood.

not fully understood

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E.g.
  • Drifting osteons are a phenomenon that is not fully understood.
  • The evolution of the dorsal pallium is not fully understood yet.
  • However, the presence of two distinct lakes is not fully understood.

not understood

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E.g.
  • Fertilization was not understood in ancient times.
  • How vacuum tubes worked was not understood at the time.
  • The details of how these processes occur still are not understood.

better understood

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E.g.
  • The richness and cultural diversity of rug weaving were gradually better understood.
  • Johnston makes easier to understand social parallels that can be better understood by the layman.
  • Covalent bonds are better understood by valence bond (VB) theory or molecular orbital (MO) theory.

generally understood

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E.g.
  • Art as we have generally understood it is a European invention barely two hundred years old."
  • When an apparent magnitude is discussed without further qualification, the V magnitude is generally understood.
  • Later, as Young is generally understood to have taught, Adam returned to the earth to become the biological father of Jesus.

best understood

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E.g.
  • Thus, APL is "read" or best understood from right-to-left.
  • Literally translated, it is best understood as 'Great Lady' or 'mistress'.
  • Lingat states that inner contentment can be best understood as "the approval of one's conscious".

easily understood

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E.g.
  • The model is clearly defined and easily understood.
  • News Stories with a strong impact can be easily understood by a reader.
  • Brahman is, in western contexts, easily understood as Brahmana or Brahmin, which means "priest".

not be understood

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E.g.
  • Doctrine cannot be understood unless it is prayed.
  • Attempted usage of 天 as such will not be understood.
  • As such, these tasks are relatively fluid and cannot be understood as separate processes.

widely understood

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E.g.
  • English is widely understood as well as French.
  • French is also widely understood.
  • The most spoken language in the village is Oshiwambo but English is widely understood too.

understood what

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E.g.
  • Cao Pi understood what Jiang Ji meant and immediately rescinded his edict.
  • It all happened so fast that no one on land fully understood what had happened.
  • Defense attorney Kunstler said "The jury understood what happened – that he acted in self-defense."

commonly understood

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E.g.
  • It is commonly understood in the Christian Tradition that Ambrose baptized Augustine.
  • An esbat is commonly understood to be a ritual observance on the night of a full moon.
  • In a wider sense, it is commonly understood to only mean abstinence from sexual activity.

understood in terms

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E.g.
  • This can be understood in terms of probability.
  • These charges and holes are understood in terms of quantum physics.
  • Vibrational motion could be understood in terms of conservation of energy.

understood to mean

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E.g.
  • Sexual maturity in Sharia law is typically understood to mean puberty.
  • This was well understood to mean against Antony, though he was not named.
  • An expression such as formula_18 can be understood to mean either formula_19 or formula_20.

completely understood

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E.g.
  • The dynamics are not completely understood.
  • The function of this gene is not yet completely understood.
  • The reasons for this discrepancy are not completely understood.

clearly understood

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E.g.
  • There is a need for a definite and clearly understood charter for one's operations.
  • As it remains, the two words are most clearly understood as "what is" and "what should be."
  • The causes are not clearly understood, but both environmental and genetic factors play a role.

now understood

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E.g.
  • However, she dies happy, feeling she now understood most people's situations.
  • Buckton is now understood to be an enclosure castle, with stone walls forming the key defence.
  • Bati is now understood in Fijian Culture as the term for the island's traditional warrior class or caste.
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