clarification clarification  /ˌklɛ rə fə ˈkeɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an interpretation that removes obstacles to understanding
  2. (n) the act of removing solid particles from a liquid

News

  1. Bernanke lets Wall Street down easy: Stimulus to end, but not yet (+video)

    Investors had anxiously awaited clarification on the Fed's plans for its stimulus program, so a drop of only 1 percent on Wall Street could be seen as a communications success for Bernanke.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Christian Science Monitor

  2. Bernanke lets Wall Street down easy: Stimulus to end, but not yet

    Investors had anxiously awaited clarification on the Fed's plans for its stimulus program, so a drop of only 1 percent on Wall Street could be seen as a communications success for Bernanke.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Christian Science Monitor

  3. clarification

    A STORY PUBLISHED ON Page 1A Thursday about the appointment of an interim budget director requires a clarification. Luzerne County Councilman Edward Brominski only distributed a county employee's job application to one news organization, The Times Leader, at a reporter's request.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Times Leader

Quotes

  1. "If tomorrow we get clarification on troop support, the people of Afghanistan are going to be more than grateful," said Mr Bush before the Nato discussions.
    on Apr 1, 2008 By: President Bush Source: BBC News

  2. ElBaradei, in Sarajevo before collecting an award from a Bosnian university, said he was hopeful that by the May deadline "we will be in a position to get the explanation and clarification from Iran as to these alleged studies," adding:...
    on Apr 23, 2008 By: Mohamed ElBaradei Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. Mr Annan told reporters: "It is agreed in principle that, pending clarification of the size of the force, we should be able to take it forward."
    on Nov 15, 2006 By: Kofi Annan Source: BBC News

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