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  • adj. expanded
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of elaborate.

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  • adj. developed or executed with care and in minute detail

Etymologies

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Examples

  • A day later, Palin elaborated on her support in a race that proved embarrassing to the GOP establishment.

    Sarah Palin's Election Scorecard

  • Sunday, Irvin elaborated: No one is perfect as a person.

    CBS' Davis gives Knight some advice

  • Mr. McCain elaborated in an interview with ABC afterwards, saying that working with the California liberal has been an unpleasant experience because Barbara Boxer personalizes the political discourse that we have and that's why she's had so very little effect of any kind in the political process.

    Senatorial Courtesy Has Its Limits

  • "The fair helps guava producers market themselves and promote the consumption of guava products while making the public familiar with the various products elaborated from the fruit," said Mara Magdalena Gallegos Alvarado´, in charge of tourism in Calvillo.

    December guava fair in Calvillo, Aguascalientes

  • It is an instrument in the service of a global artistic project, frequently subordinated to a narrative, or, at least, discursive aim; if it submits a priori to some formal rule that constrains the contents and, in a certain way, creates them, the page layout is generally elaborated from a semantically determined content, where the breakdowns has already assured discretization in successive enunciations known as panels.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • Its technology is a stroke of genius that has been elaborated from the DS-164.

    Calligaris Opens Flagship Store in Milan, Italy

  • Our dependence upon them, for the sort of plans we have elaborated, is indicated by a recent press dispatch.

    The Lesson of Iraq

  • Kimura, also speaking in Japanese, elaborated on this, saying that the team created a theme for the game of "cut at will," - a typical Kojima Productions catchphrase if there ever was one-which allows players to cut whatever, however, and at whichever angle they want.

    Ars Technica

  • Mr. McCain elaborated on his and Ms. Hazelbaker’s original remarks.

    McCain Now Criticizes Obama for Travels - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Linked with the legendary gem of Pyrrhus, they might be defined as elaborated chance images were it not for the fact that the painter's share always remains clearly distinguishable from na - ture's.

    CHANCE IMAGES

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