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clar·i·fy

 (klăr′ə-fī′)
v. clar·i·fied, clar·i·fy·ing, clar·i·fies
v.tr.
1. To make clear or easier to understand; elucidate: clarified her intentions.
2. To clear of confusion or uncertainty: clarify the mind.
3. To make clear by removing impurities or solid matter, as by heating gently or filtering: clarify butter.
v.intr.
To become clear.

[Middle English clarifien, from Old French clarifier, from Late Latin clārificāre : Latin clārus, clear; see clear + Latin -ficāre, -fy.]

clar′i·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
clar′i·fi′er n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.clarification - an interpretation that removes obstacles to understanding; "the professor's clarification helped her to understand the textbook"
interpretation - an explanation that results from interpreting something; "the report included his interpretation of the forensic evidence"
disambiguation - clarification that follows from the removal of ambiguity
2.clarification - the act of removing solid particles from a liquid
improvement - the act of improving something; "their improvements increased the value of the property"
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clarification

noun explanation, interpretation, exposition, illumination, simplification, elucidation I have written to the union asking for clarification of my position.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

clarification

noun
2. The act or process of removing physical impurities:
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Translations
تَوْضيح، تَفْسير
objasněnívysvětlení
præcisering
tisztázás
skÿring
açıkla ma

clarification

[ˌklærɪfɪˈkeɪʃən] Naclaración f
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clarification

[ˌklærɪfɪˈkeɪʃən] nclarification f, éclaircissement m
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clarification

n
(= explanation)Klarstellung f; the whole issue needs a lot more clarificationdie Sache bedarf noch der Klärung; I’d like a little clarification on this pointich hätte diesen Punkt gerne näher erläutert; in or as clarificationzur Klarstellung
(of wine)Klärungsprozess m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

clarification

[ˌklærɪfɪˈkeɪʃn] nchiarificazione f, chiarimento
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

clarify

(ˈklӕrəfai) verb
to make or become clear (in meaning etc). Would you please clarify your last statement?
ˌclarifiˈcation (-fi) noun
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

clar·i·fi·ca·tion

n. aclaración, clarificación.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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