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spell something out

Definition of spell something out in English:

Explain something in detail: I’ll spell out the problem again
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  • He said his plans will be spelled out in more detail in the strategy he will present to the EU later this week.
  • One area where costs are spelled out in detail is that of executive salary packages.
  • The details of the agreement will be spelled out in a contract.
explain, make clear, make plain, elucidate, clarify;
specify, set out, set forth, state precisely, be specific about, itemize, detail, enumerate, list, unfold, expound, particularize, delineate, catalogue, rehearse
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