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Spanish translation of “explain”

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)
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