[ in-ik-splis-it ]
/ ˌɪn ɪkˈsplɪs ɪt /
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not explicit or clear; not clearly stated.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Origin of inexplicit
OTHER WORDS FROM inexplicitin·ex·plic·it·ly, adverbin·ex·plic·it·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for inexplicit
/ (ˌɪnɪkˈsplɪsɪt) /
not explicit, clear, or precise; vague
Derived forms of inexplicitinexplicitly, adverbinexplicitness, noun
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