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Russian translation of “explain”

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explain

verb [I, T]
 
 
/ɪkˈspleɪn/
A2 to make something clear or easy to understand by giving reasons for it or details about it
объяснять
[+ question word] Can you explain why you did this? Can you explain to me how this mobile phone works? [+ (that)] He explained that he was going to stay with his sister.Defining and explainingReasons and explanations
explaining noun [U] when you have to explain or give a good reason for your actions
объяснение, оправдание
You'll have a lot of explaining to do when dad finds out what happened.Defining and explaining
Translations of “explain”
in Korean 설명하다…
in Arabic يُفَسِّر, يَشْرَح…
in French expliquer…
in Italian spiegare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 解釋, 說明, 闡明…
in Turkish izah etmek, açıklamak, anlatmak…
in Polish wyjaśniać, tłumaczyć…
in Spanish explicar…
in Portuguese explicar…
in German erklären, erläutern…
in Catalan explicar…
in Japanese 説明する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 解释, 说明, 阐明…
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