explicit[ ik-splis-it ]SEE DEFINITION OF explicit
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EXPLICIT
The political officer was firm, and his terms were explicit.
I am afraid I shall be abrupt, but it is necessary to be explicit.
I could not comprehend his meaning, and therefore requested that he would be explicit.
I will be explicit; I will use the indicative mood, present tense.
The marshal's orders were explicit: they must be across the Meuse that night, cost what it might.
These orders are so explicit that there is no room to question what they mean.
"My orders, Baron, are explicit," he was answered by the officer in charge.
The orders of von Bissing and the General Staff were explicit.
The message was explicit, and, in the point of affection, diffuse.
"She—she's the best ever," was Mr. Farraday's explicit and enlightening answer.
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