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1. Capable of being understood: an understandable sentence.
2. Expected or accepted under the circumstances: Their anger is understandable, given what happened.

un′der·stand′a·bil′i·ty n.
un′der·stand′a·bly adv.
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Noun1.understandability - the quality of comprehensible language or thoughtunderstandability - the quality of comprehensible language or thought
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
legibility, readability - a quality of writing (print or handwriting) that can be easily read
intelligibility - the quality of language that is comprehensible
clarity, clearness, limpidity, lucidity, lucidness, pellucidity - free from obscurity and easy to understand; the comprehensibility of clear expression
coherence, coherency - logical and orderly and consistent relation of parts
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The main objectives of the Proposed ASU are to increase the understandability, comparability and usefulness of the information presented in financial statements and notes to provide better information to donors, creditors and other users of financial statements.
Such recommendations for clarity and understandability might be more effective if one considers that anxiety or panic attributed to a highly virulent infection, such as Ebola, might hinder comprehension of related information (11).
The applications shall follow accepted industry human engineering design standards for ease of readability, understandability, appropriate use of menu-driven operations, user customization and intuitive operation.
The earliest framework of the service quality model was developed by [12]; [13]; [14], in which five gaps were identified, namely, understandability, service standards, service performance, communications, and service quality.
This gives better understandability of the interface and requires less time to learn it.
They'd understandability get in such a radge, they'd march south and occupy the Keep on their way down to sack York and burn London
While the AICPA intended to limit significant revisions to the ethics rules, the redrafting resulted in several substantive changes to broaden the Code's scope and improve its understandability.
Above all, it is a Bill to reintroduce transparency, democracy and understandability into an area of law which has moved a very long way from its statutory basis in the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973.
The book is organized into five parts: security, defensive programming, reliability, program understandability and programmer misconceptions.
Insurers need to look at two other equally, and perhaps even more important attributes--value, the business value to be derived, and veracity, the quality and understandability of the data.
But a simultaneous goal is that of communication and understandability to the client.
Montfort's missionary efforts at reminding the world of the relative ease and understandability of these palindromes convinced many of the WPC contestants to focus almost exclusively on that category.