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expoundverb [I or T]

uk   /ɪkˈspaʊnd/  us   /ɪkˈspaʊnd/ formal
to give a detailed explanation of something: He's always expounding on what's wrong with the world. She uses her newspaper column to expound her views on environmental issues.
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