re explication

explication

[ek-spli-key-shuhn]
noun
1.
the act of explicating.
2.
an explanation; interpretation: He gave a brilliant explication of James Joyce's book.

Origin:
1520–30; < Middle French < Latin explicātiōn- (stem of explicātiō). See explicate, -ion

reexplication, noun
self-explication, noun
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explication (ˌɛksplɪˈkeɪʃən)
 
n
1.  the act or process of explicating
2.  analysis or interpretation, esp of a literary passage or work or philosophical doctrine
3.  a comprehensive exposition or description

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explication
1520s, from M.Fr. explication, from L. explicationem (nom. explicatio), from explicare (see explicit).
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