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Meaning of ELISION

Pronunciation:  i'lizhun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a deliberate act of omission; "with the exception of the children, everyone was told the news"
  2. [n]  omission of a sound between two words (usually a vowel and the end of one word or the beginning of the next)
 

ELISION is a 7 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: exception, exclusion
 
 See Also: deletion, omission, omission

 

 

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 Related Terms: abbreviation, abridgment, abstract, apocope, aposiopesis, clipping, compression, condensation, conspectus, contraction, crasis, curtailment, cutting, ellipsis, epitome, foreshortening, precis, pruning, recap, recapitulation, reduction, retrenchment, shortening, summary, summation, syncope, syneresis, synopsis, telescoping, truncation
 

 

 

 

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