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illustrateverb [ T ]

uk /ˈɪl.ə.streɪt/ us /ˈɪl.ə.streɪt/

illustrate verb [ T ] (DRAW PICTURES)

B2 to draw pictures for a book, magazine, etc.

給(書籍、雜誌等)畫插圖
a beautifully illustrated book/old manuscript 配有精美插圖的書/舊手稿

illustrate verb [ T ] (EXPLAIN)

C1 to show the meaning or truth of something more clearly, especially by giving examples

(尤指用例子)說明,闡明
The lecturer illustrated his point with a diagram on the blackboard. 講師在黑板上用圖表來說明自己的觀點。
This latest conflict further illustrates the weakness of the UN. 最近的這次衝突進一步說明瞭聯合國的軟弱。
[ + question word ] The exhibition will illustrate how life evolved from water. 這次展覽將展示生命是如何從水中演化而來的。

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