illustration
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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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illustration
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (picture, example)
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).
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illustration [ˌɪləsˈtreɪʃən]
noun
(in book, paper) ilustración (f); (example) ejemplo (m); ilustración (f); (explanation) explicación (f)
by way of illustration a modo de ejemplo; a título ilustrativo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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