Definition of clarification in English:

clarification

Syllabification: clar·i·fi·ca·tion
Pronunciation: /ˌklerəfəˈkāSH(ə)n
 
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noun

1The action of making a statement or situation less confused and more comprehensible: please advise us if you require further clarification
More example sentences
  • Counsel took him through selected passages in the notebooks, asking for further clarification.
  • I'd just like to add some things, you know, for clarification.
  • Some NGOs are preparing a legal intervention to seek such a clarification.
1.1A statement resulting from this: the remaining changes are small clarifications
More example sentences
  • Let me, in fairness to Tom Ridge, read the clarification he later released.
  • The New York Times Magazine has printed no clarification or retraction of any kind.
  • The text in italics indicates clarifications to the record already announced through supplements.

Derivatives

clarificatory

adjective
More example sentences
  • He criticized the Commission's proposed clarificatory amendment to Article 2.
  • We are happy to discuss the principles in a clarificatory manner.
  • Important clarificatory work immediately followed.

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