it is someone's understanding

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Definition of it is someone's understanding

used to say that someone was caused to believe (that something will happen or is true) It was her understanding that you were going to help.

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“It is someone's understanding.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/it%20is%20someone%27s%20understanding. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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