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Significado de “explain” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "explain" - Diccionario Inglés

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explainverb [I or T]

uk   /ɪkˈspleɪn/ us   /ɪkˈspleɪn/
A2 to make something clear or easy to understand by describing or giving information about it: If there's anything you don't understand, I'll be happy to explain. The teacher explained the rules to the children. [+ question word] Our guide explained where the cathedral was. He explained how the machine worked. Please could you explain why you're so late. [+ that] She explained that she was going to stay with her sister. [+ speech] "Someone must have hit the wrong button," an official explained. Molly asked the teacher if she could explain herself a little more clearly (= say more clearly what she meant). No one has been able to explain (= give the reason for) the accident.
explain yourself
to give reasons for your behaviour: He hadn't been home for three days so I asked him to explain himself.

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(Definition of explain from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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explainverb [I/T]

us   /ɪkˈspleɪn/
to make something clear or easy to understand by describing or giving information about it: [I] If there’s anything you don’t understand, I’ll be happy to explain. [T] The teacher explained the procedure to the students. [+ question word] Bill explained how the program works.
To explain is also to give a reason for doing something: [+ question word] He couldn’t explain why he did it.
(Definition of explain from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Traducciones de “explain”
en coreano 설명하다…
en árabe يُفَسِّر, يَشْرَح…
in Malaysian jelas, menjelaskan…
en francés expliquer…
en ruso объяснять…
en chino (tradicionál) 解釋, 說明, 闡明…
en italiano spiegare…
en turco izah etmek, açıklamak, anlatmak…
en polaco wyjaśniać, tłumaczyć…
en español explicar…
in Vietnamese giải thích…
en portugués explicar…
in Thai อธิบาย, ชี้แจง…
en alemán erklären, erläutern…
en catalán explicar…
en japonés 説明する…
en chino (simplificado) 解释, 说明, 阐明…
in Indonesian menjelaskan…
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