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Definition of illustrative adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

      

    illustrative

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ɪˈlʌstrət̮ɪv//
     
    , NAmE//ˈɪləˌstreɪt̮ɪv//
     
    (formal)
     
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  1. 1helping to explain something or show it more clearly synonym explanatory
  2. 2 an illustrative example
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: illustrative