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English definition of “illustrate”

illustrate

verb [T]    /ˈɪl·əˌstreɪt/
to add pictures to something, such as a book : She writes children’s books and also illustrates them. To illustrate is also to show the meaning or truth of something more clearly by giving examples : To illustrate her point , she told a story about how her family felt when they moved here.
(Definition of illustrate verb from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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