Definition of 'illustration'
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And 2004 was a perfect illustration of preparing badly? Times, Sunday Times (2016)But yesterday's operation provided a stark illustration of the force involved if players have to leave the ground in an emergency. The Sun (2016)This match was the perfect illustration of the value of momentum and the confidence it brings. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The four programmes were like an illustration or distillation of this history. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But when does an illustration get too long? Christianity Today (2000)We have provided many illustrations to teach technique. Eating Problems: A Feminist Psychoanalytic Treatment Model (1994)There are helpful illustrations and diagrams as well. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The other important feature of the book is its illustrations. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)There are few more perfect illustrations of the teenage itch. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It was like an illustration from a fairytale. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Our featured deal provides a further illustration. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Some additional illustrations would probably make the change clearer. The Developing Child (7th edn.) (1995)An interactive activity book of beautiful illustrations. The Sun (2014)Support this with specific examples and illustrations. Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)Yesterday offered a perfect illustration why. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Only in magazine illustrations are designs uninhabited, a practice that has been much criticized. A Philosophy of Interior Design (1990)There is no clearer illustration of this than what happened on her 16th birthday. The Sun (2014)Beautiful photographs, maps and illustrations accompany the text. The Sun (2014)All of us who were trained in the plastic arts before computers have noticed that the nature of design and illustration has changed. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A clear illustration of this can be seen in the "new railway revolution" in Europe. Basic Marketing. Principles and Practice (1986)The two volumes also reproduce (in a small format) all the original illustrations. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)OK, some are of middle-aged men bending over but there are illustrations and diagrams and photos of exciting parts. The Sun (2012)
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Translations for 'illustration'
British English: illustration /ˌɪləˈstreɪʃən/ NOUN
An illustration of something is a clear example of it.
The scandal was an illustration of everything that was wrong with the parliamentary system.
- American English: illustration
- Arabic: إِيضَاحٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: ilustração
- Chinese: 例证
- Croatian: ilustracija
- Czech: ilustrace
- Danish: illustration
- Dutch: illustratie
- European Spanish: ilustración
- Finnish: kuvitus
- French: illustration
- German: Illustration
- Greek: εικονογράφηση
- Italian: illustrazione
- Japanese: 挿絵
- Korean: 삽화
- Norwegian: illustrasjon
- Polish: ilustracja
- European Portuguese: ilustração
- Romanian: ilustrare
- Russian: иллюстрация
- Spanish: ilustración
- Swedish: illustrering
- Thai: ภาพประกอบ
- Turkish: resimleme kitabı
- Ukrainian: ілюстрація
- Vietnamese: sự minh họa
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