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explanation

noun [C, U]     /ˌekspləˈneɪʃən/
B1 the details or reasons that someone gives to make something clear or easy to understand: What's your explanation for the team's poor performance? Could you give me a quick explanation of how it works?Defining and explainingMotives and reasonsReasons and explanations
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