since 1997, the world's premier FREE website for learners + teachers of English
ESL Downloads - click 4 FREE stuff

clear understanding

This page is about the collocation clear understanding

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

an understanding that's free of confusion or doubt

For example

  • Scientists now have a clear understanding of what causes climate change.

  • After reading his book, I had a much clearer understanding of the subject.

Note:
A related collocation is "clear comprehension"

Quick Quiz

If you don't have a clear understanding of a problem, it's

a. not really a problem

b. easy to find a solution

c. hard to find a solution

Contributor: Matt Errey