Definition of explicature in English:

explicature

noun

  • Linguistics. That part of the interpretation of an utterance that is explicitly expressed, as opposed to what is implicit. Opposed to implicature.

Origin

Late 16th century (in an earlier sense).

Pronunciation

explicature

/ˈɛksplɪkətʃə//ɛkˈsplɪkətʃə//ɪkˈsplɪkətʃə/