explication

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle French explication, from Latin explicatio, explicationem.

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Noun[edit]

explication (countable and uncountable, plural explications)

  1. The act of opening or unfolding.
  2. (dated or formal) The act of explaining; an explanation.
  3. The sense given by an expositor.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin explicatio, explicationem.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛk.spli.ka.sjɔ̃/
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Noun[edit]

explication f (plural explications)

  1. explanation

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