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1. explanation (om kommunikation) a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc.


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe explanation was very simple.
I expected a brief account.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)account


Mindre specifikke termerstatement


Mere specifikke termeraccounting, definition, derivation, deriving, etymologizing, explication, exposition, gloss, interpretation, justification, reason, rubric, simplification, walk-through


Omfatter disse specifikke termerexplanandum, explanans, explicandum

2. explanation (om erkendelse) thought that makes something comprehensible


Mindre specifikke termercerebration, intellection, mentation, thinking, thought, thought process


Mere specifikke termerinterpretation, interpreting, key, principle, rationale, rationalisation, rationalization, rendering, rendition, theory


Omfatter disse specifikke termerbase, basis, cornerstone, foundation, fundament, groundwork

3. explanation (om kommunikation) the act of explaining; making something plain or intelligible


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI heard his explanation of the accident.


Mindre specifikke termerspeech act


Mere specifikke termerelucidation, explication









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