Definition of explicature in English:

explicature

Pronunciation /ɪkˈsplɪkətʃə/ /ɛkˈsplɪkətʃə/ /ˈɛksplɪkətʃə/

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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).