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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
Translations of “explanation”
in Korean 설명…
in Arabic تَفْسير, شَرْح…
in Portuguese explicação…
in Catalan explicació…
in Japanese 説明…
in Italian spiegazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 解釋, 說明, 給出的原因…
in Russian объяснение, разъяснение…
in Turkish açıklamalar, izahlar, detay veya nedenler…
in Chinese (Simplified) 解释, 说明, 给出的原因…
in Polish wyjaśnienie, wytłumaczenie…
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