comprise · verb T /kəmˈprɑɪz/Full view
comprise (CONSIST)
C1 to consist of particular parts or members
Dictionary example:

The orchestra was comprised of amateur and professional musicians.

Learner example:

It comprises only twelve single and six double bedrooms, which will provide the intimacy we need. (Certificate in Advanced English; C1; Romanian)

comprise (FORM)
C1 to form part of something, especially a larger group
Dictionary example:

Women comprise 15% of the police force.

Learner example:

According to [a] survey carried out in 1997, the urban population comprises 71% of the total population in Pakistan. (International English Language Testing System; C1; Panjabi)

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