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"Illustration" is a noun which is often translated as "la ilustración", and "image" is a noun which is often translated as "la imagen". Learn more about the difference between "illustration" and "image" below.
illustration
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (picture)
a. la ilustración
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The colorful illustrations really bring to life the stories in this children's book.Las coloridas ilustraciones realmente hacen cobrar vida a las historias en este libro infantil.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(model)
a. el ejemplo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This graph is an illustration of our revenue over the last year.Esta curva es un ejemplo de nuestro ingreso a través del año pasado.
b. la ilustración
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
As an illustration of the conflict between deliberation and action, let's read this passage from Hamlet.Como ilustración del conflicto entre la reflexión y la acción, leamos este pasaje de Hamlet.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (representation)
a. la imagen
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The inside of the dome was adorned with religious images.La parte de adentro de la cúpula estaba decorada con imágenes religiosas.
2. (mental picture)
a. la imagen
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He was very different from the image I had of him before I met him.Era muy diferente de la imagen que yo tenía de él antes de conocerlo.
3. (public perception)
a. la imagen
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
If you want to succeed in politics, you need to change your image.Si quieres triunfar en el mundo de la política, tendrás que cambiar tu imagen.
4. (embodiment)
a. la viva imagen
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He was the image of the doting father.Era la viva imagen del padre que adora a su hija.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to make an image)
a. captar la imagen de
The sample was imaged with a new device.Se captaron imágenes de la muestra con un nuevo aparato.
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