explicit
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explicit(
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splih
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (unambiguous)
a. explícito
The novel has many explicit references to contemporary events.La novela tiene muchas referencias explícitas a hechos contemporáneos.
b. claro
The instructions were not explicit enough and they planted the trees in the wrong place.Las instrucciones no eran lo suficientemente claras y plantaron los árboles en el lugar equivocado.
c. categórico
The teacher was very explicit on her decision to punish those who cheated.La profesora fue muy categórica en cuanto a su decisión de sancionar a los que se copiaran.
2. (open in depiction of sexual activity)
a. gráfico
Eroticism is revealed through dialogue without resorting to explicit depiction.El erotismo se revela a través de los diálogos sin recurrir a la representación gráfica.
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explicit
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. explícito(a)
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explicit [ɪksˈplɪsɪt]
adjective
[+instructions, reference, intention] explícito; claro; [+description, picture] gráfico; [+statement, denial] categórico
the explicit nature of the photographs el carácter gráfico de las fotos; to describe sth in explicit detail describir algo gráficamente
The diary contained explicit details of sexual relationships he had had
he was explicit about his intentions fue explícito or claro acerca de sus intenciones; he was explicit on this point fue muy claro sobre esto; sexually explicit con claro contenido sexual
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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