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comprise (verb) include (all parts of something); consist of; contain.

When a book comprises ten chapters, it consists of ten chapters, it includes ten chapters. If a society comprises people of different religions, cultural and linguistic groups, it includes people of all the groups mentioned. 'Senior citizens comprise an estimated 40% of the community.' This means, the community has senior citizens forming 40% of it.

  • The team of mountaineers, about to start on their expedition, comprises people of different nationalities. It includes eight Americans, a few Europeans, some natives of the region where the mountain is, and one New Zealander. Thus the team is multi-racial.
  • The novel comprising fifteen chapters is divided into two books of eight and seven chapters.
  • Asians and other coloreds comprise more than 30% of the population in the new settlement, and they constitute 40% of the scientific and technical personnel in the scientific and industrial establishments in the area.
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