spell out

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spell out (third-person singular simple present spells out, present participle spelling out, simple past and past participle spelled out or (mostly UK) spelt out)

  1. (transitive) To form (a word) from its component letters
    He used Scrabble tiles to spell out "I LOVE YOU".
  2. (transitive) To supply all details, especially those considered obvious
    Here is a brochure that spells out the benefits.

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