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  • verb Present participle of expound.

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  • noun a systematic interpretation or explanation (usually written) of a specific topic

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Examples

  • Roman Catholic Church. immune from fallacy or liability to error in expounding matters of faith or morals by virtue of the promise made by Christ to the Church.

    The "Infallible" Shoulder Shot

  • But what is of most importance is the high sanction given to a latitude in expounding the Constitution which seems to break down the landmarks intended by a specification of the Powers of Congress, and to substitute for a definite connection between means and ends, a Legislative discretion as to the former to which no practical limit can be assigned.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Bad News for Federalism? Some Preliminary Reflections on Comstock

  • Roman Catholic Church. immune from fallacy or liability to error in expounding matters of faith or morals by virtue of the promise made by Christ to the Church.

    The "Infallible" Shoulder Shot

  • And if that be not the guide in expounding it, there can be no security for a consistent and stable, more than for a faithful exercise of its powers.

    Balkinization

  • His embrace of new problems and perspectives and his energy in expounding his ideas conveyed

    Edmund S. Phelps - Autobiography

  • Clarence Thomas is almost invariably allied with Scalia in expounding and extending this new federalist agenda.

    The Most Dangerous Branch?

  • Clarence Thomas is almost invariably allied with Scalia in expounding and extending this new federalist agenda.

    The Most Dangerous Branch?

  • I am wary of definitions — even in expounding the exact sciences to an elementary class.

    Education for a Classless Society

  • I am wary of definitions -- even in expounding the exact sciences to an elementary class.

    Education for a Classless Society

  • I am wary of definitions — even in expounding the exact sciences to an elementary class.

    Education for a Classless Society

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