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EXPLANATORY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does explanatory mean? 

EXPLANATORY (adjective)
  The adjective EXPLANATORY has 1 sense:

1. serving or intended to explain or make clear

  Familiarity information: EXPLANATORY used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


EXPLANATORY (adjective)


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Meaning:

Serving or intended to explain or make clear

Context examples:

explanatory notes / an explanatory paragraph

Similar:

informative; instructive (serving to instruct of enlighten or inform)


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