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explication de texte

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noun, ex·pli·ca·tion de texte \ek-splē-kä-syōⁿ-də-ˈtekst\

Definition of explication de texte

plural explications de texte \same\

  1. :  a method of literary criticism involving a detailed analysis of a work



Origin of explication de texte

French, literally, explanation of text


First Known Use: 1935


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