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illustrative

[ih-luhs-truh-tiv, il-uh-strey-tiv] /ɪˈlʌs trə tɪv, ˈɪl əˌstreɪ tɪv/
adjective
1.
serving to illustrate; explanatory:
illustrative examples.
Origin
1635-1645
1635-45; illustrate + -ive
Related forms
illustratively, adverb
nonillustrative, adjective
nonillustratively, adverb
overillustrative, adjective
overillustratively, adverb
self-illustrative, adjective
unillustrative, adjective
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Examples for illustrative
  • Many of the posts in this thread are illustrative of my point.
  • It is illustrative of his emotional approach to the subject and to the context in which he operates.
  • Maybe you and others are making the comparison for illustrative purposes only and not making a tax recommendation.
  • These entries are for illustrative purposes only and should not be considered all inclusive.
  • The entries are for illustrative purposes only and should not be considered all inclusive.
  • These entries are for illustrative purposes only and should not be considered all-inclusive.
  • The entries are for illustrative purposes only and should not be considered all-inclusive.
  • illustrative arts, such as scientific illustration, are a form of art as communication.

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