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clar·i·fi·ca·tion

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  1. clarification, elucidation, illuminationnoun

    an interpretation that removes obstacles to understanding

    "the professor's clarification helped her to understand the textbook"

    Synonyms:
    miniature, illuminance, illumination, light, clearing, elucidation

  2. clearing, clarificationnoun

    the act of removing solid particles from a liquid

    Synonyms:
    clearing, illumination, glade, elucidation

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  1. clarificationnoun

    Synonyms:
    purification, clearing

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How to use clarification in a sentence?

  1. Scott Biggs:

    The judges made a grave error, but if they need more clarification, we are happy to give it to them by fixing the statute.

  2. Marc Firestone:

    We've never questioned Uruguay's authority to protect public health, and this case wasn't about broad issues of tobacco policy, the arbitration concerned an important, but unusual, set of facts that called for clarification under international law.

  3. Eddie Bernice Johnson:

    I trust that NASA Administrator Bridenstine will ensure that the right decision is made as to whether or not to delay the launch attempt, beyond that, Mr. Loverro's resignation is another troubling indication that the Artemis Moon-Mars initiative is still not on stable footing. I look forward to clarification from NASA as to the reasons for this latest personnel action.

  4. Elon Musk:

    No, just like [ Unsworth ] didn't clarify he wanted to sodomize me with a submarine. I didn't think it required clarification, i think that would have been worse. If you called someone a motherf' er I don't think you would have to clarify you don't actually commit incest. It would sound disingenuous.

  5. Debbie Wasserman Schultz:

    It’s shameful for colleagues who call me when they need my support to now put out a statement asking for ‘clarification’ and not just call, the islamophobic tropes in this statement are offensive. The constant harassment [and] silencing from the signers of this letter is unbearable.


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