past tense of comprise
as in contained
to be made up of the mall comprises three department stores and 80 smaller shops selling specialized goods

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as in composed
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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“Comprised.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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