Definition of explanation in English:

explanation

Line breaks: ex¦plan|ation
Pronunciation: /ɛkspləˈneɪʃ(ə)n
 
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noun

Origin

late Middle English: from Latin explanatio(n-), from the verb explanare (see explain).

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