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Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] explicare, "to unfold" or "to explain"

Verb

Infinitive
to explicate

Third person singular
explicat

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to explicate (third-person singular simple present explicat, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To explain meticulously or in great detail; to elucidate; to analyze.
    My homework is to explicate a poem.
  2. to develop a principle, theory, etc.

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