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Noun1.explicandum - (logic) a statement of something (a fact or thing or expression) to be explained
logic - the branch of philosophy that analyzes inference
statement - a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc; "according to his statement he was in London on that day"
explanation, account - a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc.; "the explanation was very simple"; "I expected a brief account"
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In the Economist's survey of Italy in May 1990 (Grimond, 1990), the family was enthroned as the universal explicandum, as the "enduring unity of Italian society.
As far as I am concerned, this is a welcome consequence, liberating the language of the explicans from the language of the explicandum.