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ellipsis

Pronunciación: /ɪˈlɪpsəs; ɪˈlɪpsɪs/

Traducción de ellipsis en español:

noun/nombre (plural -ses /-siːz/)

  • 1.1 u and c [Linguistics/Lingüística] (omission) elipsis (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • O'Connor gives both analyses (intransitive verb and ellipsis of the object), and I think that the second one is probably right and the first one is probably not.
    • As Barbara suggests, if we change Representative Obey's ‘than it was’ to ‘than it did’ then his verb-phrase ellipsis makes sense.
    • There are some odd ellipses mixed in with the re-orderings.
    1.2 countable/numerable (in punctuation) puntos (masculine plural) suspensivos
    Example sentences
    • There are no ellipses or brackets indicating that substantive edits have been made to the interview transcript.
    • However, an ellipsis indicates the omission of words which clearly show that the complete passage by Inglis Clark had nothing whatever to do with retrospective laws.
    • The ellipsis is include to indicate the presence of the dramatic and disturbing pause.

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