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English definition of “illustrate”

illustrate

verb [T]     /ˈɪləstreɪt/
GIVE EXAMPLE to give more information or examples to explain or prove something: to illustrate a point / problem [+ question word] This new discovery illustrates how little we know about early human history .Defining and explaining
DRAW PICTURE B2 to draw pictures for a book , magazine , etc : an illustrated children's book Painting, drawing and printing
(Definition of illustrate verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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