explicit + -ize
- IPA(key): /ɪkˈsplɪsɪˌtaɪz/
- Hyphenation: ex‧pli‧cit‧ize
explicitize (third-person singular simple present explicitizes, present participle explicitizing, simple past and past participle explicitized)
- (pragmatics) to make explicit
- 1984, Frans H. van Eemeren and Rob Grootendorst, Speech Acts in Argumentative Discussions: A Theoretical Model for the Analysis of Discussions Directed towards Solving Conflicts of Opinion. Walter de Gruyter, ISBN 9783110846089, p. 119:
- Very often it is completely unnecessary (and thus even disruptive) to explicitize exactly what one means.
2000, Robert J. Spitzer, Robin A. Bernhoft, &Camille E. De Blasi, Healing the Culture, ISBN 0898707862, page 127:
- One of the ways we explicitize our view of happiness is to talk about our view of a “successful life”.
2001, Linda Kyle Stromei, Creating Mentoring and Coaching Programs, page 24:
- It is not enough to merely explicitize tacit knowledge. Rather, tacit knowledge has to be put in some sort of system to be useful.