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illustration
American English: /ˌɪləˈstreɪʃ(ə)n/
British English: /ɪləˈstreɪʃ(ə)n/

Translation of illustration in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 1.1 countable (picture)
    Example sentences
    • Among the many illustrations in this new book are previously unpublished photographs by Warhol.
    • Wentzloff has been drawing children's book illustrations since she was only a child.
    • It was Mr. Kalliganur who did the cover design and also a few illustrations for all these books.
    1.2 uncountable (technique)
    Example sentences
    • This is a powerful tool, and the author's explanation and illustration should help players apply it to their own study.
    • By the close integration of text, commentary, and illustration, he gave the renaissance world a definitive anatomical thesis.
    • We focus on legislation, explanation, interpretation and illustration in the form of examples.
  • 2 2.1 countable (example) 2.2 uncountable (exemplification) by way of illustration
    a modo de ejemplo
    Example sentences
    • What more graphic illustration of that very point can there be than their reaction to Moore's article.
    • He then gives a colourful and graphic illustration of the point.
    • David O. Russell used a similar effect in Three Kings as a graphic and terrifying illustration of what a gunshot can do.

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