explanatory

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

Definition of explanatory

  1. :  serving to explain explanatory notes

explanatorily

play \ik-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

1600

First Known Use of explanatory

1600


EXPLANATORY Defined for English Language Learners

explanatory

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

Definition of explanatory for English Language Learners

  • : made or included in order to explain something


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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