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elucidate

verb [I or T]     /ɪˈluː.sɪ.deɪt/ formal
to explain something or make something clear: I don't understand. You'll have to elucidate. The reasons for the change in weather conditions have been elucidated by several scientists.Defining and explaining elucidation     /ɪˌluː.sɪˈdeɪ.ʃən/ noun [U] These figures need elucidation.Reasons and explanations
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