Owen Barritt (hmmm_tea) wrote,
Owen Barritt
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Understanding

Following on from some recent discussions on language, I'd appreciate some feedback on what people think of by the term "understanding", how much this varies and whether people generally think of it in a different way to me.

So, without looking at a dictionary, what do you think it means to say "Person A's understanding of the term B is C"?
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