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Overview of noun explanation

The noun explanation has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (28) explanation, account

(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")

2. (8) explanation

(thought that makes something comprehensible)

3. explanation

(the act of explaining; making something plain or intelligible; "I heard his explanation of the accident") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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