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be comprised of
To be made up of (something). To consist of (something). Your grade is comprised of several factors, such as homework, projects, and test scores.
comprised of (something)
Made up of (something); consisting of (something). Your grade is comprised of several factors, such as homework, projects, and test scores. This paint is actually comprised of several natural ingredients.
comprised of someone or something
made up of someone or something. (The use of of after comprise is regarded as bad grammar by some.) The committee was comprised of representatives from all areas. The dessert was comprised of a number of different delicious substances.