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Translation of "explain" - English-Spanish dictionary

explain

verb   /ɪkˈspleɪn/
A2 to make something clear or easy to understand by giving reasons for it explicar Can you explain why you did this? Can you explain to me how this phone works? He explained that he was going to stay with his sister.
(Definition of explain from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

explain

verb /ikˈsplein/
to make (something) clear or easy to understand explicar Can you explain the bus timetable to me? Did she explain why she was late?
to give, or be, a reason for explicar I cannot explain his failure That explains his silence.
explanation /ekspləˈneiʃən/ noun
the act or process of explaining explicación Let me give a few words of explanation.
a statement or fact that explains explicación There are several possible explanations for the explosion.
explanatory /-ˈsplӕnə-/ adjective
giving an explanation explicativo There are explanatory notes in the teacher’s book.
explain away phrasal verb
to get rid of (difficulties etc) by clever explaining dar explicaciones She could not explain away the missing money.
(Definition of explain from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Translations of “explain”
in Korean 설명하다…
in Arabic يُفَسِّر, يَشْرَح…
in Malaysian jelas, menjelaskan…
in French expliquer…
in Russian объяснять…
in Chinese (Traditional) 解釋, 說明, 闡明…
in Italian spiegare…
in Turkish izah etmek, açıklamak, anlatmak…
in Polish wyjaśniać, tłumaczyć…
in Vietnamese giải thích…
in Portuguese explicar…
in Thai อธิบาย, ชี้แจง…
in German erklären, erläutern…
in Catalan explicar…
in Japanese 説明する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 解释, 说明, 阐明…
in Indonesian menjelaskan…
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