Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
explicit /iks'plisit/
  • tính từ
    • rõ ràng, dứt khoát
    • nói thẳng (người)
    • (toán học) hiện
      • explicit function: hàm hiện
Concise Dictionary
+precisely and clearly expressed or readily observable; leaving nothing to implication
+in accordance with fact or the primary meaning of a term

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 specific, categorical, (crystal-)clear, definite, well-defined, distinct, unambiguous, precise, exact, unequivocal, express, stated, plain, manifest, unmistakable, positive, absolute, final, peremptory, unqualified, unconditional:
The children had explicit instructions to keep away from the canal.
2 open, outspoken, unreserved, unrestrained, candid, frank, direct, forthright, straightforward, definite:
She was explicit in her orders.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ adjective
1 (of a statement or piece of writing) clear and easy to understand: He gave me very explicit directions on how to get there.
2 (of a person) saying sth clearly, exactly and openly: She was quite explicit about why she had left.
3 said, done or shown in an open or direct way, so that you do not doubt what is happening: The reasons for the decision should be made explicit. + She made some very explicit references to my personal life. + a sexually explicit film
explicitly adverb: The report states explicitly that the system was to blame.
explicitness noun [U]: He didn't like the degree of sexual explicitness in the film.
Collocation Dictionary


be | become | make sth, render sth
We think such information should be made explicit and not left vague.


a highly explicit description of torture
| absolutely, fully, quite
Our orders were quite explicit.
| increasingly | fairly, relatively | sufficiently | sexually


The government has been quite explicit about its intentions.
| as to
She told him he needed to be more creative, without being explicit as to what this meant in practice.

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