VERBS be | become | make sth, render sth We think such information should be made explicit and not left vague.
ADV. highly a highly explicit description of torture | absolutely, fully, quite Our orders were quite explicit. | increasingly | fairly, relatively | sufficiently | sexually
PREP. about The government has been quite explicit about its intentions. | as to She told him he needed to be more creative, without being explicit as to what this meant in practice.