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elicit
American English: /iˈlɪsət/
British English: /ɪˈlɪsɪt/

Translation of elicit in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • (laughter/smile)
    provocar
    to elicit something (from somebody)
    (explanation/information/reply)
    obtener algo (de alguien)
    the speech elicited a hostile response from the audience
    el discurso provocó or suscitó una reacción hostil por parte del público
    Example sentences
    • They say they are interested in eliciting strong reactions to their work but, as people, the deepest emotion they seem willing to display is this kind of bland amusement.
    • If some students disagree with an incorrect answer, elicit the correct response.
    • Prolonged question and answer sessions will eventually elicit the response the teacher is looking for.
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