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Turkish translation of “explain”

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explain

verb [I, T]
 
 
/ɪkˈspleɪn/
A2 to make something clear or easy to understand by giving reasons for it or details about it
izah etmek, açıklamak, anlatmak
[+ question word] Can you explain why you did this? Can you explain to me how this mobile phone works? [+ (that)] He explained that he was going to stay with his sister.Defining and explainingReasons and explanations
explaining noun [U] when you have to explain or give a good reason for your actions
açıklama, izah, bildirme, neden gösterme
You'll have a lot of explaining to do when dad finds out what happened.Defining and explaining
Translations of “explain”
in Korean 설명하다…
in Arabic يُفَسِّر, يَشْرَح…
in French expliquer…
in Italian spiegare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 解釋, 說明, 闡明…
in Russian объяснять…
in Polish wyjaśniać, tłumaczyć…
in Spanish explicar…
in Portuguese explicar…
in German erklären, erläutern…
in Catalan explicar…
in Japanese 説明する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 解释, 说明, 阐明…
(Definition of explain from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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