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e•li•sion



Pronunciation: (i-lizh'un), [key]
n.
1. the omission of a vowel, consonant, or syllable in pronunciation.
2. (in verse) the omission of a vowel at the end of one word when the next word begins with a vowel, as th'orient.
3. an act or instance of eliding or omitting anything.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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