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uk   /ɪkˈsplæn.ə.tər.i/  us   /-tɔːr.i/
giving an ​explanation about something: There are explanatorynotes with the ​diagram.
(Definition of explanatory from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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explanatoryadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ɪkˈsplæn·əˌtɔr·i, -ˌtoʊr·i/
helping to make something ​clear or ​understandable: an explanatory ​note
(Definition of explanatory from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “explanatory”
in Chinese (Simplified) 解释的, 说明的…
in Turkish açıklayıcı, izah edici…
in Russian пояснительный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 解釋的, 說明的…
in Polish wyjaśniający, objaśniający…
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