self-explanatory

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self-explanatory

[self-ik-splan-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, self-]
adjective
explaining itself; needing no explanation; obvious.
Also, self-explaining [self-ik-spley-ning, self-] .


Origin:
1895–1900

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self-explanatory or (less commonly) self-explaining
 
adj
understandable without explanation; self-evident
 
self-explaining or (less commonly) self-explaining
 
adj

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Example sentences
Most of the questions on the form are self-explanatory.
The first two columns are self-explanatory but the third is less so.
He reeled off immense chunks of scripture-without any interpretation
  whatsoever, as if the verses were self-explanatory.
It's the kind of sad statistic that is self-explanatory.
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