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elucidate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishelucidatee‧lu‧ci‧date /ɪˈluːsədeɪt/ verb [intransitive, transitive]  formalEXPLAIN to explain something that is difficult to understand by providing more information syn clarify The full picture has not yet been elucidated.elucidation /ɪˌluːsəˈdeɪʃən/ noun [countable, uncountable]elucidatory /ɪˈluːsədətəri $ -dətɔːri/ adjective→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
elucidateThe cellular mechanism of action of ethanol, however, remains to be fully elucidated.His statement confused more than it elucidated and satisfied almost no one.The role of the courts in the constitution was further elucidated in the following cases.The studies elucidate the history of alcohol problems in men.Finally, we attempt to elucidate the infrastructure of current and projected associations that supports this picture, and consider its significance.He formulated the notion to elucidate the particular problem of how scientific ideas become represented in popular consciousness.Understanding the movement of neutrophils and the mechanisms through which they mediate tissue injury is fundamental to elucidating the pathogenesis of relapse.This is the beginning of an explanatory mechanism which elucidates the relationship between social and aesthetic spheres.
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Verb table
elucidate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyelucidate
he, she, itelucidates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyelucidated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave elucidated
he, she, ithas elucidated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad elucidated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill elucidate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have elucidated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam elucidating
he, she, itis elucidating
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you, we, theyare elucidating
Past
I, he, she, itwas elucidating
you, we, theywere elucidating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been elucidating
he, she, ithas been elucidating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been elucidating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be elucidating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been elucidating
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