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explication de texte

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

Definition of EXPLICATION DE TEXTE

:  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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