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illustration

US [ˌɪləˈstreɪʃ(ə)n]
UK [.ɪlə'streɪʃ(ə)n]
  • n.插图;图解;示例;图示
  • Web插画;说明;例证
Plural Form:illustrations  
illustration
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n.
1.
[c]
(书、杂志等中的)图表,插图a drawing or picture in a book, magazine, etc. especially one that explains sth
50 full-colour illustrations
50 张全彩色插图
2.
[u]
图解;图示;例释the process of illustrating sth
the art of book illustration
书籍插图的艺术
3.
[c][u]
(说明事实的)故事,实例,示例a story, an event or an example that clearly shows the truth about sth
The statistics are a clear illustration of the point I am trying to make
这些统计数字清楚地阐明了我要陈述的要点。
Let me, by way of illustration , quote from one of her poems.
作为说明,让我援引她的一首诗。

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