Explanative



[ik-splan-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ɪkˈsplæn əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/

adjective
1.
serving to :
an explanatory footnote.
/ɪkˈsplænətərɪ; -trɪ/
adjective
1.
serving or intended to serve as an explanation
adj.

1610s, from or modeled on Late Latin explanatorius “having to do with an explanation,” from Latin explanat-, past participle stem of explanare (see explanation).

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