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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 com·prise /kəmˈpraɪz/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Com·prise v. t. [imp. & p. p. Comprised p. pr. & vb. n. Comprising.]  To comprehend; to include.
    Comprise much matter in few words.   --Hocker.
    Friendship does two souls in one comprise.   --Roscommon.
 Syn: -- To embrace; include; comprehend; contain; encircle; inclose; involve; imply.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: be composed of; "The land he conquered comprised several
           provinces"; "What does this dish consist of?" [syn: consist]
      2: include or contain; have as a component; "A totally new idea
         is comprised in this paper"; "The record contains many old
         songs from the 1930's" [syn: incorporate, contain]
      3: form or compose; "This money is my only income"; "The stone
         wall was the backdrop for the performance"; "These
         constitute my entire belonging"; "The children made up the
         chorus"; "This sum represents my entire income for a
         year"; "These few men comprise his entire army" [syn: constitute,
          represent, make up, be]