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explain
British English: /ɪkˈspleɪn/
, /ɛkˈspleɪn/
American English: /ɪkˈspleɪn/

Translation of explain in Italian:

transitive verb

  • (all contexts)
    spiegare (that che) (to a)
    “it's like this,” he explained
    “è così”, spiegò
    can you explain?
    puoi spiegare o spiegarmelo?
    I can't explain
    non posso spiegare o non so spiegarlo
    that explains it!
    questo spiega o chiarisce tutto!

reflexive verb

  • to explain oneself
    spiegarsi

Phrasal verbs

explain away:

explain away [something], explain [something] away
dare spiegazioni (soddisfacenti) di (problem)

Definition of explain in:

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