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explanation meaning and definition

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Definition of explanation (noun)

  1. a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc.
    • "the explanation was very simple"; "I expected a brief account"
    • synonyms: account
  2. thought that makes something comprehensible
  3. the act of explaining; making something plain or intelligible
    • "I heard his explanation of the accident"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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