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illuminate

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA (key): /ɪˈl(j)umɪneɪt/ or /ɪˈl(j)uməneɪt/ (verb)
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  • IPA (key): /ɪˈl(j)umɪnət/ (noun)
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Verb[change]

Plain form
illuminate

Third-person singular
illuminates

Past tense
illuminated

Past participle
illuminated

Present participle
illuminating

  1. (transitive) If something is illuminated, it shines light on something.
    A torch illuminated the room.
  2. (transitive) If someone illuminates something, they decorate something with lights.

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Noun[change]

Singular
illuminate

Plural
illuminates

  1. An illuminate is someone who has high enlightenment.