1. leave or strike out
    This vowel is usually elided before a single consonant
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How To Use elide In A Sentence

  • Unstressed o may be more or less reduced to the value of SCHWA, or elided altogether.
  • After an hour or two, you leave at the correct junction and join an A-road, which you follow for a while, before turning off on to smaller, quieter roads that elide into narrow lanes. The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed
  • But he also complains that his statements have been "elided" to mean "he has no regrets for setting bombs and thinks there should be more bombings. Political Diary
  • On the next page, in the course of a brief mention of futhorc runes, he says "with th—known as the thorn—being elided into a single symbol"; again I was puzzled—it's the symbol that's known as thorn, not whatever he means by the "th being elided. MORE BAD WRITING.
  • In some consonant clusters, sounds are apt to be elided, ie omitted, in rapid speech.
  • Thus his use of Hroch and Anderson on nationalism elides the fundamental difference between two approaches to the study of nationalism.
  • But even in the elided quotation provided, Stiglitz says that “whenever information is imperfect and markets incomplete,” there will be inefficiency in market operations. Nobel Prize-Winner Makes Intermediate Error, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty
  • The irony, of course, is stunning when this kind of rhetoric elides into the massive Wall Street bailout, most likely eventuating in partial public ownership of private corporations. OpEdNews - Quicklink: McCain's "Socialism"�� Charge
  • Prior to the approval of Elidel for treating skin conditions in children over 2 years of age, calcineurin inhibitors were used as systemic immunosuppressants in organ transplant patients. FDA Runs Protection Racket For Big Pharma
  • But these theories' notions of culturally stable femininity often elide with their concept of a biologically stable individual.
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