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explanatory

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adjective ex·plan·a·to·ry \ik-ˈspla-nə-ˌtȯr-ē\

Simple Definition of explanatory

  • : made or included in order to explain something

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of explanatory

  1. :  serving to explain <explanatory notes>

explanatorily play \-ˌspla-nə-ˈtȯr-ə-lē\ adverb

Examples of explanatory in a sentence

  1. There are explanatory notes at the front of the book.

  2. <the explanatory section has as its heading What the New Tax Changes Mean>



1618

First Known Use of explanatory

1618


EXPLANATORY Defined for Kids

explanatory

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adjective ex·plan·a·to·ry \ik-ˈspla-nə-ˌtȯr-ē\

Definition of explanatory for Students

  1. :  giving explanation <explanatory notes>





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