explicative

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin explicātīvus, from explicō (to unfold, open out).

Adjective[edit]

explicative (comparative more explicative, superlative most explicative)

  1. Explanatory; serving to explain logically or in detail.
    The witness was explicative in telling the police what he saw.
    Synonym: explicatory

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Adjective[edit]

explicative

  1. feminine singular of explicatif