how to pronounce explain

/ɪksˈplɛɪn/

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explain is pronounced in two syllables

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ɪksplɛɪn

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An example use of explain in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… how do you explain that do you say this …”

meaning of explain

Explain means to make clear and easy to understand.

words with pronunciation similar to explain

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