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clarifyverb [T]

 us   /ˈklær·əˌfɑɪ/
to make something ​clearer or ​easier to ​understand: I ​hope this ​analysis will clarify the ​debate. Talking it through with you has ​helped me to clarify my own ​thinking about the ​problem.
clarification
noun [C/U]  us   /ˌklær·ə·fɪˈkeɪ·ʃən/
[U] Two of ​yourpointsdeservefurther clarification.
(Definition of clarify from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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clarifyverb [T]

uk   /ˈklær.ɪ.faɪ/  us   /ˈkler-/
  • clarify verb [T] (EXPLAIN)

C1 to make something ​clear or ​easier to ​understand by giving more ​details or a ​simplerexplanation: Could you clarify the first ​pointplease? I don't ​understand it ​completely. The position of all ​shareholders will be clarified next ​month when we ​finalizeourproposals.
(Definition of clarify from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “clarify”
in Korean 분명히 하다…
in Arabic يُوضّح…
in Malaysian menjelaskan…
in French clarifier…
in Russian разъяснять…
in Chinese (Traditional) 解釋, 澄清, 闡明…
in Italian chiarire…
in Turkish açıklamak, izah etmek, açıklığa kavuşturmak…
in Polish wyjaśniać…
in Spanish aclarar…
in Vietnamese làm cho sáng sủa…
in Portuguese esclarecer…
in Thai ทำให้เข้าใจง่าย…
in German erläutern…
in Catalan aclarir…
in Japanese ~をはっきりと説明する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 解释, 澄清, 阐明…
in Indonesian menjelaskan…
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