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e·li·sion

 (ĭ-lĭzh′ən)
n.
1.
a. Omission of a sound that would normally be pronounced in speaking a word.
b. The combination of two syllables into one for the purposes of poetic scansion.
2. The act or an instance of omission.

[Latin ēlīsiō, ēlīsiōn-, from ēlīsus, past participle of ēlīdere, to strike out; see elide.]

elision

(ɪˈlɪʒən)
n
1. (Phonetics & Phonology) the omission of a syllable or vowel at the beginning or end of a word, esp when a word ending with a vowel is next to one beginning with a vowel
2. any omission of a part or parts
[C16: from Latin ēlīsiō, from ēlīdere to elide]

e•li•sion

(ɪˈlɪʒ ən)

n.
1. the omission of a vowel, consonant, or syllable in pronunciation.
2. (in verse) the omission of a vowel at the end of one word when the next word begins with a vowel, as th'orient.
3. an act or instance of eliding or omitting something.
[1575–85; < Late Latin ēlīsiō, Latin: forcing out =ēlīd(ere); (see elide) + -tiō -tion]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.elision - omission of a sound between two words (usually a vowel and the end of one word or the beginning of the next)
deletion, omission - any process whereby sounds or words are left out of spoken words or phrases
2.elision - a deliberate act of omission; "with the exception of the children, everyone was told the news"
omission - neglecting to do something; leaving out or passing over something
Translations

elision

[ɪˈlɪʒən] Nelisión f

elision

nElision f

elision

[ɪˈlɪʒn] nelisione f
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Por tanto, le quedarian dos alternativas: hacer depender la elision de la presencia de una vocal posterior seguida de yod o bien solo de la yod, independientemente de la vocal que la antecede.
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But perhaps rather than as fragmented it is better to think of these poems simply as open, even if it is an openness created by elision.
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The Phonological Awareness Composite for ages 5 and 6 consists of three subtests, Blending Words, Elision, and Sound Matching, while only Elision and Blending Words are included in the 7-24 year form.
Elision refers to the loss of phonemes in any position, and apocope is one form of elision.
The elision is significant, for the field remains contentious.
were a form of elision, and the leg bones touching as if
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Al observar el fonema postdental /d/ en el contexto intervocalico, se pudieron apreciar, basicamente, dos realizaciones: una aproximante sonora postdental y una elision del sonido postdental.