éclaircissement

[ey-kler-sees-mahn]

noun, plural é·clair·cisse·ments [ey-kler-sees-mahn] /eɪ klɛr sisˈmɑ̃/. French.

clarification; explanation.
(initial capital letter) the Enlightenment.

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