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elision

Pronunciation: /ɪˈlɪʒən/

Translation of elision in Spanish:

noun/nombre

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  • [Linguistics/Lingüística] elisión (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Still others prefer a middle option that keeps the apostrophe for omission and elision but drops it for plurality and possession.
    • Aside from occasionally adopting hubby Elvis Costello's cute little habit of syllabic elision, The Girl is character-free.
    • Similar to the Raskind and Higgins study, the present research also found significant increases in phonological awareness (i.e., phonological elision and nonword reading).

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