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comprise

verb

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1 to be made up of
  • the mall comprises three department stores and 80 smaller shops selling specialized goods

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2 to be all the substance of
  • at the time, about 100,000 fighting men and women comprised our military force in that country

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The first known use of comprise was in the 15th century

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“Comprise.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/comprise. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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