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English definition of “illustrative”

illustrative

adjective     /ˈɪl.ə.strə.tɪv/ US  /ɪˈlʌs.trə.t̬ɪv/ formal
helping to explain or prove something: Falling house prices are illustrative of the crisis facing the construction industry .Typifying, illustrating and exemplifyingMeaning and significance
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