explanation
[ɛkspləˈneɪʃ(ə)n]
NOUN
explanations (plural noun)
  1. a statement or account that makes something clear.
    "the birth rate is central to any explanation of population trends"
ORIGIN
late Middle English: from Latin explanatio(n-), from the verb explanare ( see explain).
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phenomena once considered supernatural have yielded to naturalistic explanation.
a doctor might be miffed by claims that the cure had no medical explanation.
an explanation of how to distinguish genuine science from pseudoscience.
the birth rate is central to any explanation of population trends.
you can hover your cursor over any button to see an explanation.
the emphasis was placed on explanation rather than description.
claiming that she misspoke, she served up a second explanation.
this tentative explanation came to be accepted by the men.
no explanation accompanied this rather singular statement.
this somewhat aberrant behaviour requires an explanation.
his explanation for the phenomenon was soon discredited.
this explanation is congruous with earlier observations.
the strange events are capable of rational explanation.
Freud tried to make sex the explanation for everything.
we prefer to subscribe to an alternative explanation.
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How to say explanation in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (NOUN)verduideliking
Arabic (NOUN)تفسير, التفسير, شرح, تعليل, شرحا, الشرح, توضيح, الايضاح, التوضيح, إيضاح
Bangla ব্যাখ্যা
Bosnian (Latin) objašnjenje
Bulgarian (NOUN)обяснение, разяснения, пояснение
Cantonese (Traditional) 解釋
Catalan (NOUN)explicació, aclariment
Chinese Simplified 解释
Chinese Traditional 解釋
Croatian (NOUN)objašnjenje, pojašnjenja, obrazloženje
Czech (NOUN)vysvětlení, legenda
Danish (NOUN)forklaring, redegørelse, begrundelse
Dutch (NOUN)uitleg, verklaring, toelichting, uiteenzetting
Estonian (NOUN)selgitus, seletus
Fijian ivakamacala
Filipino paliwanag
Finnish (NOUN)selitys, selvitys, perustelu
French (NOUN)explication
German (NOUN)Erklärung, Erläuterung, Begründung
Greek (NOUN)εξήγηση, επεξήγηση, αιτιολόγηση, ερμηνεία
Haitian Creole eksplikasyon
Hebrew (NOUN)הסבר, ההסבר, הסברים, להסבר
Hindi (NOUN)विवरण, स्पष्टीकरण, व्याख्या, पष्टीकरण
Hmong Daw piav
Hungarian (NOUN)magyarázat
Icelandic (NOUN)útskýring, skýringu
Indonesian (NOUN)penjelasan, uraian, penerangan, Keterangan
Italian (NOUN)spiegazione, chiarimento
Japanese (NOUN)説明, 解説
Kiswahili (NOUN)maelezo, ufafanuzi
Korean (NOUN)설명
Latvian (NOUN)paskaidrojumu, izskaidrojums, skaidrojumi
Lithuanian (NOUN)paaiškinimas
Malagasy fanazavana
Malay (Latin) (NOUN)penjelasan, penerangan, huraian
Maltese (NOUN)spjegazzjoni
Norwegian Bokmål forklaring
Persian (NOUN)توضیح, توضيحات, شرح
Polish (NOUN)wyjaśnienie, wytłumaczenie, objaśnienia
Portuguese (NOUN)explicação
Querétaro Otomi explicación
Romanian (NOUN)explicaţie
Russian (NOUN)объяснение, пояснения, разъяснения, по мотивам, мотивам
Samoan faamalamalamaga
Serbian (Cyrillic) објашњење
Serbian (Latin) objašnjenje
Slovak (NOUN)vysvetlenie, výkladom
Slovenian (NOUN)razlaga, pojasnilo, obrazložitev
Spanish (NOUN)explicación
Swedish (NOUN)förklaring, redogörelse
Tahitian faataaraa
Tamil விளக்கம்
Telugu వివరణ
Thai คำอธิบาย
Tongan fakamatala
Turkish (NOUN)açıklama
Ukrainian (NOUN)пояснення, роз'яснення
Urdu (NOUN)وضاحت, تشریح
Vietnamese (NOUN)giải thích
Welsh (NOUN)esboniad, eglurhad
Yucatec Maya u tsool t'aanil
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