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ex·plan·a·tive

 (ĭk-splăn′ə-tĭv)
adj.
Explanatory.

ex·plan′a·tive·ly adv.
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The transcendent, including infinity, which was located in the Middle Ages in the God, was surely not undone in the Renaissance, but was exactly integrated into its explanative space, true, at the price of certain enigma of the system.
It thus places its author in the company of such thinkers as Bernardino Telesio, Girolamo Cardano, Francesco Patrizi of Cherso and Bruno who attempted to provide new categories and explanative schemes for the study of the natural world.
Instead of relying on data, Reagan's foreign policy talks tended to be explanative in two different ways.
Text consists of three different types: narrative text that tells a story, descriptive text presents the facts and explanative text explains how something works.
The explanative theory will be unhelpful in predicting individual circumstances where behavior appears irrational.
It is explanative and clear, stating the product is dermatologically approved and hypoallergenic, which is something I always look for.
They have included headings and subheadings, along with bullet-pointed information mixed with various illustrations which help to break up the vast and explanative text.
it is, then, the land which is really speaking--offering, to those who can understand its language, an explanative discourse about how it came to be as it is now, which beings were responsible for its becoming like that, and who is or should be responsible for it now .
Landoll begins with an excellent introduction that lays out the reader's imminent journey in an explanative manner that is informative to newcomer and expert alike.
An explanative pattern emerges to clarify or develop questions or labyrinth-steps the learner had difficulty with.
Justifications of the former as well as explanative schemes of the latter seem constantly fraught with the classical process of believing--"je sais bien .
113) An adequate reconciliation of these outcomes must not only be explanative of past behavior but also predictive of future behavior by the Court.