Definition of explication de texte in English:

explication de texte

noun

US
  • A detailed examination of the text of a literary work; the making of such examinations.

Origin

1930s. From French explication de texte from explication interpretation + de + texte.

Pronunciation

explication de texte

/ɛksplɪˌkasjɒ̃ də ˈtɛkst/