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Usage note
This word must be preceded by the definite article in the sense shown in 5).
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (drawing)
a. illustration
A Connor le gustan los libros con ilustraciones coloridas.Connor likes books with colorful illustrations.
b. picture
En este ejercicio, el alumno tiene que relacionar cada palabra con su respectiva ilustración.In this exercise, the student has to match each word with its respective picture.
2. (act of illustrating)
a. illustration
Ana es escritora para niños y su esposo Dan se dedica a la ilustración.Ana is a children's author, and her husband Dan works in illustration.
3. (exemplification)
a. example
Sería más fácil entender el concepto con una ilustración.It'd be easier to understand the concept with an example.
b. illustration
He aquí una ilustración de cómo hacer un nudo de arnés.Here's an illustration on how to make a harness knot.
4. (cultivation)
a. learning
El rector de la universidad es un hombre con ilustración.The dean of the university is a man of learning.
b. erudition
Su ilustración y buenas costumbres la llevaron a ser consejera de la reina.Her erudition and good manners led her to be advisor to the queen.
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
5. (history)
a. Enlightenment
La Ilustración ha sido de las épocas más fructíferas para el desarrollo del conocimiento.The Enlightenment has been one of the most fruitful periods for the development of knowledge.
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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. (estampa, dibujo)
a. illustration
2. (cultura)
a. learning
no tiene mucha ilustraciónhe doesn't have much education
3. (history)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
la Ilustraciónthe Enlightenment
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1 (ejemplo) illustration
2 [de libro] picture; illustration
3 (instrucción) learning; erudition
la Ilustración the Enlightenment; the Age of Enlightenment
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