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Explanations and explaining

explanation

noun

a reason you give for something that has happened or something you have done

interpretation

noun

an explanation of the meaning or importance of something

instructions

noun

printed information explaining how to use or do something

theory

noun

one or more ideas that explain how or why something happens

outline

noun

an explanation that includes the general points about something, but not the details

principle

noun

a scientific theory or basic natural law that explains the way in which something works

gloss

noun

a way of describing something that makes it seem better than it really is

gloss

noun

a short explanation of what something means

instruction

noun

a statement or explanation of something that must be done, often given by someone in authority

argument

noun

a reason or set of reasons that you use for persuading other people to support your views, opinions etc

dark pool

a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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bottom line

the amount of money that a business makes or loses

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subtweet

to post a tweet, usually a negative one, that mentions a person without using the @ sign, so that they will not see the message on their Twitter feed …

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