Definition of clarificatory in US English:



  • See clarification

    • ‘We are happy to discuss the principles in a clarificatory manner.’
    • ‘To these the editor has added an abundance of useful clarificatory notes.’
    • ‘He criticized the Commission's proposed clarificatory amendment to Article 2.’
    • ‘Important clarificatory work immediately followed.’
    • ‘But I have to admit that lots of people seem to have no difficulty in working out, in context, the intentions of the writer or speaker, so maybe my clarificatory work was just fussiness.’