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elucidateverb [I or T]

uk   /iˈluː.sɪ.deɪt/ us   /iˈluː.sə.deɪt/ formal
to explain something or make something clear: I don't understand. You'll have to elucidate. The reasons for the change in weather conditions have been elucidated by several scientists.
elucidation
noun [U] uk   /iˌluː.sɪˈdeɪ.ʃən/ us   /iˌluː.səˈdeɪ.ʃən/
These figures need elucidation.
(Definition of elucidate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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elucidateverb [I/T]

us   /ɪˈlu·sɪˌdeɪt/ fml
to explain or make clear: [T] I hope my book will elucidate the complex issues we face.
(Definition of elucidate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “elucidate”
in Vietnamese giải thích…
in Spanish dilucidar, aclarar, poner en claro…
in Malaysian menjelaskan…
in Thai ชี้แจง…
in French expliquer…
in German erläutern…
in Chinese (Traditional) 闡明, 解釋…
in Russian пояснять, разъяснять…
in Turkish izah etmek, açığa kavuşturmak, aydınlatmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 阐明, 解释…
in Indonesian menjelaskan…
in Polish wyjaśniać, objaśniać…
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“elucidate” in British English

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Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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