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English-German translation for: explanation.
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NOUN   an explanation | explanations
SYNO   account | explanation
NOUN   die Explanation | die Explanationen
Erklärung {f} [Erläuterung]
Begründung {f}
Erläuterung {f}
Ausführung {f} [Darlegung]
Deutung {f}
Rechtfertigung {f} [Erklärung]
Bewandtnis {f}
Abklärung {f}
Darlegung {f}
Erörterung {f}
acad. lit. explanation
Explanation {f}
2 Words: Others
without explanation {adv}ohne Begründung [ohne Erklärung]
2 Words: Verbs
to defy explanationsich nicht erklären lassen
2 Words: Nouns
additional explanationweitere Erklärung {f}
alternative explanationalternative Erklärung {f}
alternative explanationandere Erklärung {f}
attempted explanationErklärungsversuch {m}
conceivable explanationnachvollziehbare Erklärung {f}
detailed explanationausführliche Erklärung {f}
detailed explanationgenaue Erklärung {f}
detailed explanationnähere Erläuterung {f}
explanation attemptErklärungsansatz {m}
lucid explanationeinleuchtende Erklärung {f}
oral explanationmündliche Erläuterung {f}
possible explanationErklärungsmöglichkeit {f}
rational explanationvernünftige Erklärung {f}
scientific explanationwissenschaftliche Erklärung {f}
simple explanationeinfache Erklärung {f}
symbol explanationSymbolerklärung {f}
tenuous explanationdürftige Erklärung {f}
3 Words: Others
as an explanation {adv}als Erklärung
difficult of explanationschwer zu erklären
not requiring explanation {adj} [postpos.]nicht erklärungsbedürftig
3 Words: Verbs
to accept an explanationeine Erklärung akzeptieren
to defy (any) explanation(absolut) unerklärlich sein
to defy (any) explanationjeder Erklärung hohnsprechen
to defy (any) explanationsich jeder Erklärung entziehen
to defy (any) explanationsich (absolut) nicht erklären lassen
to defy any explanationsich jedem Erklärungsversuch entziehen
to offer an explanationeine Erklärung bieten
to owe sb. an explanationjdm. eine Erklärung schulden
to owe sb. an explanationjdm. eine Erklärung schuldig sein
to provide an explanationeine Erklärung geben
to volunteer an explanationeine Erklärung anbieten
3 Words: Nouns
explanation of abbreviationsErklärung {f} der Abkürzungen
explanation of symbolsSymbolerklärung {f}
figure of explanationErklärungsfigur {f}
4 Words: Others
by way of explanation {adv}als Erklärung
by way of explanation {adv}als eine Erklärung
in need of explanation {adj} [postpos.]erklärungsbedürftig
Spare me the explanation!Erspar mir deine Erklärung!
4 Words: Verbs
to ask sb. for an explanationjdn. um eine Erklärung bitten
to demand a further explanationeine Erklärung verlangen
to demand an explanation (of)Aufklärung verlangen (über)
to give an explanation about sth.über etw.Akk. Aufschluss geben
to think up an explanation(sichDat.) eine Erklärung aussinnen [geh.]
to think up an explanationsichDat. eine Erklärung ausdenken
4 Words: Nouns
approach to an explanationErklärungsansatz {m}
attempt at an explanationErklärungsversuch {m}
admin. law explanation of legal remedyRechtsbehelfsbelehrung {f}
explanation of the worldWelterklärung {f}
simplicity of an explanationDeutlichkeit {f} einer Erklärung
5+ Words: Others
I do owe you an explanation.Ich schulde Ihnen (wirklich) eine Erklärung. [formelle Anrede]
I'm waiting to hear your explanation.Ich warte auf deine Erklärung.
I'm waiting to hear your explanation.Ich warte auf Ihre Erklärung.
May we have your explanation ...Bitte erklären Sie uns ...
5+ Words: Verbs
to come under pressure for failing to offer an explanationin Erklärungsnot geraten / kommen
5+ Words: Nouns
law explanation on rights of appealRechtsmittelbelehrung {f}
philos. inference to the best explanation <IBE>Schluss {m} auf die beste Erklärung
Fiction (Literature and Film)
lit. F An Explanation of the Birds [António Lobo Antunes]Die Vögel kommen zurück
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A 2023-09-28: Many thanks Sunfunlili & Sasso. @bxcnch - Your detailed explanation helped...
A 2022-09-07: explanation on surgical risks
A 2022-09-07: surgeon's explanation on risks
A 2021-02-10: @MichaelK: So unless I'm misreading, "to interpret" is definitely a bad ex...
A 2020-04-06: In the meantime, I've been given an explanation:
A 2019-12-02: An explanation in square brackets on the EN side could solve the problem.
A 2019-07-26: Thank you so much for the addtional explanation and for your time, WIndfall!
A 2019-07-17: Thank you a lot for the helpful explanation, Proteus!
A 2019-07-10: Thank you, Zuchi1, for the detailed explanation!
A 2019-03-16: Thank you, aphoenix, especially for the explanation!
Q 2019-03-14: explanation for its own sake
A 2019-02-05: Here's the explanation of "bildungssprachlich" as per dict.cc:
A 2018-10-09: What SUBJECT-tags are good for? An EN-explanation of @ddr's helpful summary
Q 2018-08-03: Whether or not - explanation and examples
A 2018-06-15: Thanks for the explanation, Proteus.
A 2018-04-17: timfefe's explanation makes sense to me
A 2018-02-26: Perfect, thank you for the excellent explanation! :)
A 2018-02-19: Thanks, everybody. I'll enter the noun as a translation and the adjective ...
A 2017-06-02: Alex-k's explanation isn't quite right.
A 2017-05-08: Catesse's explanation sound

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