What is the meaning of illuminate?
transitive verb. 1a(1) : to supply or brighten with light. (2) : to make luminous or shining. b : to enlighten spiritually or intellectually.
How do you say the word illuminate?
Which pronunciation of either is correct?
Using English phonetics, [ EE-ther ] and [ AHY-ther ] are both correct. As a side note, giving “th” a phonetic Z (or S or F or D) sound is a common mispronunciation that can be corrected with practice.
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