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One entry found for illuminate.
Main Entry: il·lu·mi·nate
Pronunciation: il-primarystressü-mschwa-secondarystressnamacrt
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): -nat·ed; -nat·ing
1 : to supply with light : light up <illuminate a room> <the part of the moon illuminated by the sun>
2 : to make clear : EXPLAIN <illuminated the point with good examples>
3 : to decorate with designs or pictures in gold or colors <illuminate a manuscript>
- il·lu·mi·na·tive /-secondarystressnamacrt-iv/ adjective
- il·lu·mi·na·tor /-secondarystressnamacrt-schwar/ noun

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