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Multiple Meanings
apprehension — as in:  apprehension about finals

She looked around the examination room with apprehension.
worry about what is to come
apprehension — as in:  apprehension of the criminal

The tip led to the criminal’s apprehension in Mexico.
the capture of a criminal
apprehension — as in:  conscious apprehension is limited

Apprehension precedes comprehension.
to understand

or:

in psychology and philosophy:  immediate awareness prior to analysis and judgment
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