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Est-ce que vous avez bien compris ?

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est
     1. adj. east
     2. n-m. east
     3. v. third-person singular present indicative of être
ce
     1. det. this, that
     2. pron. it, this, that
que
     1. conj. that (introduces a noun clause and connects it to its parent clause)
     2. conj. (used with ne) only (ne ... que parses roughly as "(does) not / nothing ... other than")
     3. conj. Substitutes for another, previously stated conjunction.
     4. conj. when, no sooner.
     5. conj. Links two noun phrases in apposition forming a clause without a (finite) verb, such that the complement acts as predicate.
     6. conj. than (introduces a comparison)
     7. pron. (slightly formal) The inanimate direct-object interrogative pronoun.
     8. pron. (slightly formal) The inanimate subject or predicative interrogative pronoun.
     9. pron. The direct object relative pronoun.
ce que
     1. conj. what (relative pronoun - direct object)
est-ce que
     1. part. Used to introduce a yes-or-no question.
     2. part. Used after a preposed interrogative to introduce the remainder of the question.
vous
     1. pron. (formal singular, and plural)
     2. pron. The plural personal pronoun in the second person:
     3. pron.          (subject pronoun) You.
     4. pron.          (direct object pronoun) You.
     5. pron. You, to you (indirect object pronoun).
     6. pron. (formal, polite) plural or singular personal pronoun in the second person
avez
     1. v. second-person plural present indicative of avoir
     avoir
          1. n. asset, possession
          2. v. to have (to own; to possess)
          3. v. (intransitive, with à) to have (to), must
          4. v. (auxiliary) to have (auxiliary verb to form compound past tenses of most verbs)
          5. v. to have (a condition)
          6. v. to have (a measure or age)
          7. v. to have (to trick)
          8. v. to have (to participate in an experience)
bien
     1. adj. good, all right, great
     2. adj. good looking, nice
     3. adv. well
     4. adv. indeed; so
     5. adv. (+ de, des, du) a lot of
     6. adv. (colloquial) really (used as an intensifier)
     7. n. good as opposed to evil
     8. n. a commodity, a good
     9. n. a possession
compris
     1. adj. understood
     2. adj. included
     3. v. past participle of comprendre
     4. Participle. masculine plural past participle of comprendre
     comprendre
          1. v. to understand
          2. v. to include


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