1. the procedure of attaining knowledge about oneself or other people or of understanding the meaning or significance of something, like a term, idea, argument, or occurrence. 2. With regard to counseling and psychotherapy, the procedure of determining the network of unions between a patient

UNDERSTANDING: "I want to be sure your understanding of the situation is full and complete."
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