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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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Accounting for many of these features is extremely complex, but this project aims to improve understandability and reduce complexity of the accounting for instruments with characteristics of both liabilities and equity (including convertible debt).
Using such terms as "financial aid offers" or "college financing" is clearer.) FSA feels strongly that avoiding certain things will improve the clarity, transparency, and understandability of financial aid offers for students and families.
- To explore the perception of university students' about the preferred information quality indicators of Pakistani e-government websites in terms of accessibility, authority, consistency, understandability, reliability, objectivity, navigation and efficiency.
Basic psychometric criteria were applied, i.e., clarity and understandability, comprehensive understanding of response choices and relative simplicity of administration and scoring.
Power 2018 Insurance Shopping Study, the number one factor impacting customer satisfaction is understandability of coverages.
We use technology to assess understandability," says Spiegel.
Expert opinion was asked to evaluate the instrument in terms of contents of the steps, appropriateness of the language for the Turkish population, clarity and understandability. MBSE was piloted on 30 university students for clarity and understandability.
Other benefits include improved clarity, readability, understandability, and efficiency of preparation and review of filings (in terms of reduced costs and time elapsed).
Yi T [17,18] in the three aspects, understandability, analysability, and maintainability.
These elements included (1) study design and identification of the methods employed; (2) characteristics of the participant population, including overall size (N) and demographics information; (3) measurements used to assess the PM materials, including comprehension metrics (how well participants retained information from the materials), understandability (how readable and understandable the materials were), trust (participant trust of PM results), preference (what aspects participants liked or did not like about the PM materials), and psychological reactions (emotional responses to the PM materials); (4) type of PM materials being assessed; and (5) type of PM results presented to the participants, whether hypothetical or genuine patient results.
Failure to provide information at a time, place or format available to stakeholders (Fung et al., 2004) makes the previously described characteristics of relevance and understandability less important, which turns timeliness into a key issue for social and financial information (Jensen, Marshall, & Pugh, 2006).