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allude

American English: /əˈlud/
British English: /əˈl(j)uːd/

intransitive verb

  • to allude to something/somebody
    aludir or referirse a algo/alguien
    hacer alusión or referencia a algo/alguien
    he continuously alluded to his wife as his better half
    constantemente se refería a su mujer como su media naranja
    Example sentences
    • In the third part of the book Brueggemann discusses what he calls ‘Unsolicited Testimony,’ or texts which indirectly allude to the nature of Yahweh.
    • However the Chinese, for the past 2,000-odd years, have been expert at alluding indirectly, through historical analogies, to current political events.
    • It may be the case that ‘Gudeman of Ballangeich’ had become a general term for alluding indirectly to a Scottish king, but it is possible that Charles I and Charles Edward were seen as having more in common with James V than Stuart blood.
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