explicit

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Explicit is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Pronunciation[change]

  • enPR: ĭk-splĭsʹĭt
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Adjective[change]

Positive
explicit

Comparative
more explicit

Superlative
most explicit

  1. If something is explicit, it is clearly said or shown, not hidden or just suggested.
    It is very important that the company write an explicit statement of workers' responsibilities.
    Sometimes it helps to be more explicit when speaking to children.
    The problem is made explicit in the letter sent last July.