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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A deliberate act of omission; Omission of a sound between two words (usually a vowel and the end of one word or the beginning of the next).

Usage examples (33)
  • Philosophy can be read as elaborating on that elision.
  • Why embrace the elision of a neat and useful distinction?
  • The Middle Voice becomes, by an elision, the Neuter Verb.
  • The elision between warmth, security and heroin is entire. for more
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