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elide

Pronunciation: /ɪˈlaɪd/

Translation of elide in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [vowel/ending] elidir
    Example sentences
    • In words bearing stress on the third last syllable, and in which the penultimate syllable contains a schwa followed by either l or r, there is a tendency for the schwa to be elided.
    • Unstressed o may be more or less reduced to the value of SCHWA, or elided altogether.
    • As a result, the coach has Bill as its antecedent (of some sort), hence making it possible for the second elided pronoun, which bears a -occurrence, to be resolved.

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