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tr.v. e·lic·it·ed, e·lic·it·ing, e·lic·its
To call forth, draw out, or provoke (a response or reaction, for example): "Interrogators were reportedly frustrated by their inability to elicit useful information from him" (Jane Mayer). See Synonyms at evoke.

[Latin ēlicere, ēlicit- : ē-, ex-, ex- + lacere, to entice.]

e·lic′i·ta′tion n.
e·lic′i·tor n.
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Noun1.elicitation - stimulation that calls up (draws forth) a particular class of behaviors; "the elicitation of his testimony was not easy"
stimulant, stimulus, stimulation, input - any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action
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She covers theoretical assumptions of cognitive linguistics, about motion, path and manner coded in motion verbs and verbal prefixes, the lexicalization of manner and path in Polish, a comparative study of Polish and Russian translated texts, and elicitation tasks.
Therefore, the main objective of this paper is to propose a complete football betting strategy based on a simple predictive elicitation approach--the Kelly Criterion--and atypical positive returns (referred to as "black swans").
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Social and human factors that affect the requirements elicitation process: a systematic review
Nevertheless, comparison of the estimates by using expert elicitation shows greater variability and higher uncertainties, depending on how the experts were recruited, the expert panel size, or the elicitation method used (27,33).
Nonetheless, a carefully designed expert elicitation can process evidence efficiently.
Our mixed methods approach was designed to treat the elicitation and reporting of narrative data with the same scientific rigor accorded closed-ended surveys (Cognetta-Rieke and Guney 2014).
Participant-generated visual methodologies, such as photo elicitation, are well documented (see Hughes, 2012).
The elicitation module of Personal Projects Analysis (PPA) may provide an effective and efficient method to prime patients to identify occupational goals of high relevance (Maes & Karoly, 2005).
In contrast, relatively few studies have been performed on the DC subset responsible in the elicitation phase.
Due to some major difficulties and challenges in procedures for eliciting weights that have been identified and considering that the tradeoff elicitation procedure--the procedure most used in additive models--has a strong axiomatic foundation besides some inconsistencies, de Almeida et al.
Empirical evidence of the influence of contextual attributes in the software requirements elicitation process