Translation of "explicit" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /ɪkˈsplɪs.ɪt/ us

clear and exact

I gave her very explicit directions how to get here.
She was very explicit about (= said very clearly and exactly) what she thought was wrong with the plans.
I wasn’t aware that I would be paying – you certainly didn’t make it explicit (= state it clearly).
→ Compare implicit

showing or talking about sex or violence in a very detailed way

a sexually explicit movie
explicitly adverb uk /-li/ us
explicitness noun [ no plural ] uk /-nəs/ us

(Translation of “explicit” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /ikˈsplisit/

stated, or stating, fully and clearly

explicit instructions
Can you be more explicit?
explicitly adverb

She made it explicitly clear to him what she was supposed to do.
explicitness noun

lo explícito

(Translation of “explicit” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)