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  • offer an explanation of — index interpret Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • offer of proof — n. A presentation of evidence at trial for acceptance by the court; often done in situations where an objection to a party’s line of questioning has been sustained but the court gives the party the opportunity to show privately, away from the… …   Law dictionary

  • explanation — n. 1) to give, offer, provide an explanation 2) to accept an explanation 3) a lucid; rational; satisfactory; simple; unsatisfactory explanation 4) an explanation for 5) an explanation that + clause (they accepted her explanation that she had been …   Combinatory dictionary

  • explanation — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ convincing, credible, good, likely, logical, natural, obvious, plausible, probable, rational ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • offer */*/*/ — I UK [ˈɒfə(r)] / US [ˈɔfər] / US [ˈɑfər] verb Word forms offer : present tense I/you/we/they offer he/she/it offers present participle offering past tense offered past participle offered Ways of offering something to someone, and of accepting or… …   English dictionary

  • offer — of|fer1 [ ɔfər, afər ] verb *** 1. ) transitive to let someone know that you will give them something if they want it: offer someone something: They haven t offered me the job yet. offer something to someone: He had offered cocaine to an… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • explanation */*/*/ — UK [ˌekspləˈneɪʃ(ə)n] / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms explanation : singular explanation plural explanations 1) a reason you give for something that has happened or something you have done I expected an explanation and an apology.… …   English dictionary

  • explanation — ex|pla|na|tion [ ,eksplə neıʃn ] noun count or uncount *** 1. ) a reason you give for something that has happened or something you have done: I expected an explanation and an apology. explanation for: The explanation for this is simple.… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • offer — 1 verb 1 (T) to say that you are willing to give someone something, or to hold something out to them so that they can take it: offer sb sth: You haven t offered Grandma any ice cream. | They offered him a very good job but he turned it down. |… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • offer — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 of help or sth that is needed ADJECTIVE ▪ generous, kind ▪ conditional, unconditional (both esp. BrE) ▪ The company has made a conditional offer. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

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