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[ih-luhs-truh-tiv, il-uh-strey-tiv] /ɪˈlʌs trə tɪv, ˈɪl əˌstreɪ tɪv/

adjective
1.
serving to ; explanatory:
illustrative examples.
adj.

1640s, from illustrate + -ive.

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