Definition Elaborate

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Definition

to elaborate: to develop, to enhance, to extend, to embellish
verb

(an) elaborate (plan): (an) intricate, complicated, detailed, complex (plan)
adjective
Pronunciation examples
UK: That's a very elaborate plan!
US: Could you elaborate on your ideas please?

Examples

  • "I thought it was an elaborate joke by my wife!"
  • "He says that it reminds him of his youth in an Uzbekh clown prison, but did not elaborate."
  • "Would you care to elaborate?"

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