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elide

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Linguistics
elidee‧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]
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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.
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Verb table
elide
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyelide
he, she, itelides
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyelided
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave elided
he, she, ithas elided
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad elided
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill elide
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have elided
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam eliding
he, she, itis eliding
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you, we, theyare eliding
Past
I, he, she, itwas eliding
you, we, theywere eliding
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been eliding
he, she, ithas been eliding
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been eliding
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be eliding
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been eliding
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