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explained

adjective

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explained

verb
past tense of explain

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1 to make plain or understandable
  • a pamphlet that explains the medical procedure in language that any layperson can understand

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2 to give the reason for or cause of
  • can you explain your very odd behavior at the wedding reception?

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“Explained.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/explained. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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