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elaboration

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1 the act or process of going from the simple or basic to the complex or advanced
  • the elaboration of the Internet from an exclusive computer network into a worldwide communications network of colossal proportions

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2 the representation of something in terms that go beyond the facts
  • the eyewitness was deemed unreliable because of his obvious elaboration of what he had actually seen

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“Elaboration.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/elaboration. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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