Definition of clarification in English:

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clarification

Pronunciation: /ˌklarɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/

noun

[mass noun]
The action of making a statement or situation less confused and more comprehensible: please advise us if you require further clarification [count noun]: the remaining changes are small clarifications
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.
Synonyms
explanation, elucidation, illumination, simplification;
exposition, explication, exegesis

Derivatives

clarificatory

Pronunciation: /ˌklarɪfɪˈkeɪt(ə)ri/
adjective
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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