• IPA: /ˌɛkspləˈneɪʃən/


  1. The act or process of explaining.
    The explanation was long and drawn-out.
  2. Something that explains, makes understandable.
    An explanation for the UFO sightings was easily found.
  3. A resolution of disputed points pursuant to discussion; a mutual clarification of disputed points; reconciliation.
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  • Russian: оправда́ние

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