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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.
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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
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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"
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explication

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explication

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explication

[ˌɛksplɪˈkeɪʃən] n (= explanation) → explication f
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explication

n (form)Erläuterung f, → Ausführung f
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During the visit, the minister heard an explication on the workflow in the center which contains the central cooling stores and the central market for vegetables, fruits and meat with a storage capacity of 1500 tons.
Abstract: This study presents and justifies a detailed explication for the Australian Aboriginal Jukurrpa concept ('Dreamtime', 'the Dreaming'), phrased exclusively in simple cross-translatable words.
(Maybe we could begin with a moratorium on that ultra-elastic term modernity.) Implicitly, Sloterdijk looks to Horkheimer and Adorno for his model, demystifying modern rationality as they did in Dialectic of Enlightenment (1947), but substituting a dialectic of explication instead.
Sherman's suggestion that I initiated Midstream's "Yiddish, Ladino issue" in July of 2002, and he contributed every year since 2001 a translation into English of a short story by a Yiddish author along with an article of explication and analysis of the author's contribution to Yiddish.
Osinga's explication of Boyd is based on the premise that the conceptual process by which Boyd arrived at the OODA loop.
Although Lhamon's explication of Jim Crow's evolution into a nineteenth-century "hip-hop" rebel is beautifully developed, the book could benefit from a documented history of how the "rebel" image of Jim Crow the integrationist became the symbol for segregation.
Although Gilbert alludes to the benefits of a communitarian solution, this deserve more discussion and explication.
Achsah Guibbory's important essay on Hesperides stands out here, because, while it certainly employs close formal analysis, its critical methodology is not explication de texte but historicism: she changes our view of Herrick by expertly locating the politics of his use of the Hebrew Bible within the religious controversies of the 1640s.
Particularly groundbreaking are Judith Halberstam's analysis of the articulations of gender in By Hook or By Crook (2000) and Helen Hok-Sze Leung's explication of "Queer Asian Cinemas" both as an emergent social phenomenon and as an invention of queer festivals worldwide.
She eschews anything that resembles explication de texte and instead relies upon the prosecutorial-conspiratorial musings of Semyon Reznik.
Covey breaks this down in a step-by-step explication that goes on for nearly 400 pages and supplements that with a DVD that provides narratives related to his instruction.