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explainverb [I or T]

uk   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 ​machineworked. 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 ​wrongbutton," 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 ​yourbehaviour: 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 ​programworks. To explain is also to give a ​reason for doing something: [+ question word] He couldn’t explain why he did it.
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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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