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English definition of “illuminating”

illuminating

adjective     /ɪˈluː.mɪ.neɪ.tɪŋ/ US  /-t̬ɪŋ/ formal
giving you new information about a subject or making it easier to understand : The book is full of illuminating detail on the causes of the war . a most illuminating discussion Useful or advantageous
(Definition of illuminating adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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