Meaning of “explanatory” in the English Dictionary

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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)