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apprehension

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1 suspicion or fear of future harm or misfortune

  • the hikers entered the dark cave with a great deal of apprehension
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2 the act of taking into oneʼs control by authority of law

  • apprehension of the burglar set the neighborhood at ease
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4 the knowledge gained from the process of coming to know or understand something

  • a good apprehension of how computer systems work
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