Translation of illustrative in Spanish:

illustrative

Pronunciation: /ɪˈləstrətɪv; ˈɪlə-; ˈɪləstrətɪv/

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (pictorial) [material] de ilustración
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    • His photographs are an illustrative depiction of the scene specifically shot for particular assignments.
    • These paintings of the 18th Century portray the richness and exuberance of illustrative art in those times.
    • Loans of photographs and other illustrative items are being sought to accompany the displays of Silsden's old industries.
    1.2 (serving to exemplify) [example/case] ilustrativo this is illustrative of their attitude esto pone de manifiesto or demuestra su actitud
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    • Both examples are illustrative of the problems which arise because organizations, including banks, must of their nature act through human agents.
    • They're seen as too important to ditch - and that's illustrative of the way universities view their students.
    • And the process is illustrative of how organized they are, what kind of things they value, how careful they are.

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