Translation of elicit in Spanish:
- (laughter/smile)to elicit something (
fromsomebody)(explanation/information/reply)the speech elicited a hostile response from the audience
obtener algo (
dealguien)el discurso provocó or suscitó una reacción hostil por parte del públicoExample 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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