explanatory

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɪkˈsplanət(ə)ɹi/, /ɛkˈsplanət(ə)ɹi/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ɪkˈsplanətɔːɹi/, /ɛkˈsplanətɔːɹi/
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

explanatory (comparative more explanatory, superlative most explanatory)

  1. Intended to serve as an explanation.
    Below the diagram is an explanatory text.
  2. (of a person) Disposed to explain.

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