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ex·pli·cate

 (ĕk′splĭ-kāt′)
tr.v. ex·pli·cat·ed, ex·pli·cat·ing, ex·pli·cates
To make clear the meaning of; explain. See Synonyms at explain.

[Latin explicāre, explicāt-, to unfold, explain : ex-, ex- + plicāre, to fold; see plek- in Indo-European roots.]

ex′pli·ca′tion n.
ex′pli·ca′tor n.

explication

(ˌɛksplɪˈkeɪʃən)
n
1. the act or process of explicating
2. analysis or interpretation, esp of a literary passage or work or philosophical doctrine
3. a comprehensive exposition or description
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.explication - the act of making clear or removing obscurity from the meaning of a word or symbol or expression etc.
explanation - the act of explaining; making something plain or intelligible; "I heard his explanation of the accident"
2.explication - a detailed explanation of the meaning of something
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"

explication

explication

noun
Translations

explication

[ˌɛksplɪˈkeɪʃən] n (= explanation) → explication f

explication

n (form)Erläuterung f, → Ausführung f
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