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English definition of “gloss”

gloss

verb [T]     /ɡlɒs/ US  /ɡlɑːs/
to provide an explanation for a word or phrase: In the school edition of the book , the older and more rare words have been glossed.Defining and explaining
(Definition of gloss verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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