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elide in Linguistics topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishelidee‧lide /ɪˈlaɪd/ verb [transitive] technical 🔊 🔊 SLto leave out the sound of a letter or of a part of a word 🔊 Most English speakers elide the first ‘d’ in ‘Wednesday.’elision /ɪˈlɪʒən/ noun [countable, uncountable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
elideBut, at the same time, the question of the diminishing urgency of consumption is elided.Simple points are ignored or elided.In some consonant clusters, sounds are apt to be elided, ie omitted, in rapid speech.However, I do think that the purpose of explanation in social science has been elided in work in this field.In a way, it elides it.Current editorial practice elides the implications of multiple texts.With rapture and relief he elides with the larger unit, the glowing mass.But these theories' notions of culturally stable femininity often elide with their concept of a biologically stable individual.