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Meaning of “illustrative” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of illustrative from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"illustrative" in American English

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helping to ​explain or ​prove something: Falling ​houseprices are illustrative of the ​crisisfacing the ​constructionindustry.
(Definition of illustrative from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “illustrative”
in Chinese (Simplified) 起说明作用的,作为例证的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 起說明作用的,作為例證的…
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