Translation of explanation in Spanish:

explanation

explicación, n.

Pronunciation /ˌɛkspləˈneɪʃ(ə)n//ɛkspləˈneɪʃ(ə)n/

noun

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    explicación feminine
    the explanation of the mystery la explicación / aclaración del misterio
    • by way of explanation como explicación / aclaración
    • I demand an explanation exijo que se me dé una explicación
    • what have you to say in explanation of your conduct? ¿qué nos puede decir para explicar / justificar su comportamiento?
    • explanation for sth
    • she offered no explanation for her absence no dio explicaciones por su ausencia
    • there must be an explanation for this esto tiene que tener una explicación
    • We should not try to seek a simple explanation for the failure to achieve numerical equity because none exists.
    • Nonetheless I do not accept the appellant's explanation concerning his passport.
    • There might be all sorts of rational and reasonable explanations as to how the sample got to the scene.
    • Well I think it's the natural impulse of scientists to seek the simplest, easiest explanation for a phenomenon.
    • The various excuses and explanations he has given are transparently false and dishonest.
    • Generally they were able to provide alternative naturalistic explanations for what had seemed totally mysterious.
    • Firstly, the authors' explanations for these serious irregularities were inadequate.
    • Only by understanding motivation could historians hope to offer adequate causal explanations.
    • He proposed a simple explanation for the inconsistency between lab observations and what was actually occurring in the field.
    • I suspect that there's no one reason and that the explanation varies from person to person.
    • I cannot see at the moment any satisfactory explanation for the six-month delay.
    • People are just finding reasons and other explanations for the market downturn.
    • Thus, no one perspective alone provides adequate explanation for the phenomenon of loan default.
    • A likely explanation for this difference in light sensitivity is a difference in chlorophyll accumulation.
    • The appellant's explanation to police was ‘I was chasing goats’.
    • There are three explanations as to why dog owners are reluctant to clear up their dogs' faeces.
    • Now, the university assures that there is a rational explanation for the cases.
    • There are no excuses or reasonable explanations for the way that this information was managed initially.
    • Thanks to Rhett in the comments section for offering a plausible explanation for the discrepancy in prices.
    • People keep trying to find rational explanations for their behavior.