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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 ​weatherconditions 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 ​complexissues we ​face.
(Definition of elucidate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “elucidate”
in Spanish aclarar, dilucidar, poner en claro…
in Vietnamese giải thích…
in Malaysian menjelaskan…
in Thai ชี้แจง…
in French expliquer…
in German erläutern…
in Chinese (Simplified) 阐明, 解释…
in Turkish izah etmek, açığa kavuşturmak, aydınlatmak…
in Russian пояснять, разъяснять…
in Indonesian menjelaskan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 闡明, 解釋…
in Polish wyjaśniać, objaśniać…
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