Illustrative - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪˈlʌstrətɪv|  American pronunciation of the word illustrative
Brit.  |ˈɪləstrətɪv|  British pronunciation of the word illustrative

adjective

- clarifying by use of examples (syn: exemplifying)
- serving to demonstrate (syn: demonstrative)

Examples

...an illustrative analogy in which the relationship between God and humanity is likened to that between a shepherd and his flock...

The case is illustrative of a common pattern.

For illustrative purposes, only a simple example is given here.

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