Meaning of EXPLICIT in English

EXPLICIT

adj.

VERBS

▪ be

▪ become

▪ make sth , render sth

We think such information should be made ~ and not left vague.

ADVERB

▪ extremely , fairly , very , etc.

▪ highly

a highly ~ description of torture

▪ absolutely , fully , quite

Our orders were quite ~.

▪ increasingly

▪ sexually

PREPOSITION

▪ about

The government has been quite ~ about its intentions.

▪ as to

She told him he needed to improve, without being ~ as to how.

Explicit is used with these nouns: ↑ acknowledgement , ↑ aim , ↑ authorization , ↑ consent , ↑ criticism , ↑ denial , ↑ detail , ↑ goal , ↑ guideline , ↑ instruction , ↑ lyrics , ↑ material , ↑ mention , ↑ permission , ↑ policy , ↑ recognition , ↑ reference , ↑ rejection , ↑ request , ↑ sex , ↑ statement , ↑ threat

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