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explicit

adjective
 
 
/ɪkˈsplɪsɪt/
CLEAR clear and exact: She was very explicit about her plans. He made no explicit references to Tess.Apparent and obviousVisible
SHOWING SEX showing or talking about sex or violence in a very detailed way: a sexually explicit filmSexual activity in generalPhysical and sexual assault and abductionRelating to sex and sexual desireRude and cheeky
explicitly adverb She explicitly stated that she did not want her name to be revealed.
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