spell something out Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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spell something out

phrasal verb with spell  us   /spel/ verb

spell something out (SAY LETTERS)

to say or show ​letters: They spelled out the ​letters Y, M, C, and A with ​theirarms and ​bodies.

spell something out

phrasal verb with spell  us   /spel/ verb

spell something out (EXPLAIN)

to ​explain something in ​detail: The ​mayor has so ​farrefused to spell out how he ​intends to ​raise the ​money.
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