illustrate

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illustrate(
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luh
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to add drawings)
a. ilustrar
I write children's books, and my wife illustrates them.Escribo libros infantiles y mi esposa los ilustra.
2. (to serve as an example)
a. ilustrar
This next graph will illustrate the economic trend that I've been talking about.El siguiente gráfico ilustrará la tendencia económica de la que les he hablado.
b. demostrar
Her behavior today only illustrates my point about her attitude problems.Su comportamiento de hoy no hace más que demostrar mi observación sobre sus problemas de actitud.
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illustrate
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (also fig)
a. ilustrar
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illustrate [ˈɪləstreɪt]
transitive verb
1 [+book] ilustrar
a book illustrated by Ann Miles un libro ilustrado por Ann Miles; un libro con ilustraciones de Ann Miles
2 (exemplify) [+subject] ilustrar; [+point] demostrar
I can best illustrate this in the following way esto puede ilustrarse del modo siguiente
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