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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.]
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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]
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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.
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|Noun||1.||elision - omission of a sound between two words (usually a vowel and the end of one word or the beginning of the next)|
|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
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elision[ɪˈlɪʒən] N → elisión f
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n → Elision f
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elision[ɪˈlɪʒ/ən] n → elisione f
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