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  1. elaboration

    • IPA[ɪˌlabəˈreɪʃn]

    英式

    • n.
      the process of developing or presenting a theory, policy, or system in further detail;the addition of more detail concerning what has already been said
    • noun: elaboration, plural noun: elaborations

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. the process of developing or presenting a theory, policy, or system in further detail his work led to the elaboration of a theory of evolution the concept needs more elaboration than a short essay allows
    • the addition of more detail concerning what has already been said the speech lacked any elaboration on concrete measures taken this is a point requiring elaboration
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    • IPA[əˌlabəˈrāSH(ə)n]

    美式

    • n.
      the process of developing or presenting a theory, policy, or system in further detail: his work led to the elaboration of a theory of evolution the concept needs more elaboration than a short essay allows

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