Definición de clarify en inglés:

clarify

Saltos de línea: clar|ify
Pronunciación: /ˈklarɪfʌɪ
 
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verbo (clarifies, clarifying, clarified)

[with object]
1Make (a statement or situation) less confused and more comprehensible: the report managed to clarify the government’s position
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • She was not available for comment, or to clarify the exact circumstances surrounding the case.
  • A further consultation was required to clarify the situation and restore trust.
  • I hope that clarifies the situation for members.
Sinónimos
make clear, shed light on, throw light on, elucidate, illuminate, make plain, make simple, simplify; explain, explicate, define, spell out; clear up, sort out, resolve
2 (often as adjective clarified) Melt (butter) in order to separate out the impurities: seal the pots with a layer of clarified butter
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Ghee, which is clarified butter, is another commonly used recipe item and is often used for frying.
  • Clarifying butter removes the water and milk solids, leaving pure butterfat.
  • The cooked and clarified butter is then spooned off to avoid disturbing the milk solids on the bottom of the pan.
Sinónimos
purify, refine; filter, make clear; melt (down), render
technical fine

Origen

Middle English (in the senses 'set forth clearly' and 'make pure and clean'): from Old French clarifier, from late Latin clarificare, from Latin clarus 'clear'.

Derivativos

clarifier

sustantivo

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