01. The movie is full of [explicit] sex scenes, and has been banned in a number of countries.
02. With Internet technology nowadays, photos and films of [explicit] sex are just a mouse click away on the home computer.
03. Using the Internet, the young boy was able to make a powerful bomb, following [explicit] step-by-step instructions he found on some website.
04. Young people need [explicit] information about sex, in order to avoid unwanted pregnancies or sexually-transmitted infections.
05. The [explicit] violence in the film totally grossed me out.
06. The boss gave [explicit] instructions for the running of the company while he is away on holiday.
07. The [explicit] violence of some of today's video games is a source of concern for many parents.
08. Many music CDs today have a label warning parents if the songs contain [explicit] lyrics.
09. The party leader [explicitly] stated that he would resign before the next election.
10. There are certain obligations which, although not stated [explicitly], are obviously understood in the contract.
11. The theme of a novel is sometimes [explicitly] stated within the story itself, either by the author or one of the characters.
12. An essential aspect of random samples is that the population must be [explicitly] defined or identified.
13. A recent study suggests that Christian churches, with varying degrees of [explicitness], tend to function as opponents of moral innovation.
14. William Blake once remarked, "What is grand is necessarily obscure to weak men. That which can be made [explicit] to the idiot is not worth my care."
15. Urie Bronfenbrenner once suggested that in the planning and designing of new communities, the planners need to give [explicit] consideration to the kind of world that is being created for the children who will be growing up in these settings.
16. Children don't need to study their native language; their language learning occurs implicitly, not through [explicit] instruction.
17. Studies show that although both men and women are sexually aroused by [explicit] visual stimuli, women are much less likely to admit to their arousal.
18. Singer Prince recently stated that he's moving away from the [explicitly] erotic lyrics he wrote in the past, saying, "I just want to be the best human being I can be ... on stage and off."

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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  • Explicit — Ex*plic it, a. [L. explicitus; p. p. of explicare to unfold: cf. F. explicite. See {Explicate}, {Exploit}.] 1. Not implied merely, or conveyed by implication; distinctly stated; plain in language; open to the understanding; clear; not obscure or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • explicit — EXPLICÍT, Ă, expliciţi, te, adj. (Adesea adverbial) Care este exprimat limpede; desluşit, lămurit, clar. ♦ (Despre o funcţie matematică) Care este egal cu o anumită expresie ce conţine numai variabile independente. – Din fr. explicite, lat.… …   Dicționar Român

  • explicit — ⇒EXPLICIT, subst. masc. PALÉOGR. Mot qui indique qu un ouvrage est terminé. Anton. incipit. Quant au septième et dernier ouvrage, appelé, dans l incipit, « paroles secrètes dites par le sauveur à Jude Thomas (...) » et, dans l explicit, « le… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • explicit — explicit, express, specific, definite, categorical are comparable when applied to statements, utterances, and language and when meaning perfectly clear in significance or reference. Something is explicit which is stated so plainly and distinctly… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • EXPLICIT — vox in fine librorum olim addi solita. Hieronym. ad Marcellam, Scire debemus, apud Hebraeos in fine librorum unum e tribus solere subnecti: ut aut Amen scribant, aut Sela aut Salom, quod exprimit pacem ut solemus nos completis opusculis, ad… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Explicit — (from Latin explicare , to unfold and thus also make visible) can mean: * very specific, clear, or detailed * containing material (e.g. language or film footage) that might be deemed offensive or graphic, e.g. sexually explicit material * the… …   Wikipedia

  • explicit — I adjective absolute, accurate, apertus, beyond doubt, categorical, certain, clear, clearly defined, clearly expressed, clearly formulated, clearly stated, comprehensible, crystal clear, decided, definite, definitus, determinate, direct, distinct …   Law dictionary

  • éxplicit — Latinismo que se emplea en las descripciones bibliográficas, como sustantivo masculino, con el sentido de ‘últimas palabras de un escrito o de un impreso antiguo’. Debe escribirse con tilde por ser palabra esdrújula (→ tilde2, 1.1.3): «El “datnos …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • explicit — explicit; in·explicit; un·explicit; …   English syllables

  • explicit — [eks plis′it, ik splis′it] adj. [OFr explicite < ML explicitus < L, pp. of explicare: see EXPLICATE] 1. clearly stated and leaving nothing implied; distinctly expressed; definite: distinguished from IMPLICIT 2. saying what is meant, without …   English World dictionary

  • Explicit — Ex pli*cit [LL., an abbreviation of explicitus (est liber) the book (which anciently was a roll of parchment) is unfolded (and, of course, finished ). See {Explicit}, a.] A word formerly used (as finis is now) at the conclusion of a book to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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