[ UK /ɪlˈɪʒən/ ]
  1. omission of a sound between two words (usually a vowel and the end of one word or the beginning of the next)
  2. a deliberate act of omission
    with the exception of the children, everyone was told the news
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How To Use elision In A Sentence

  • Unhappily, the argument rides on the back of some startling oversimplifications, exaggerations and elisions.
  • I had to use ctrl-z many times in my editor to revert from a version where I thought elision was working and then for some reason, it just didn't work anymore.
  • - Mark iambics, iambs, trochees, phyiries, spondees, choriambs, cesura, elision Does anyone have any good / interesting ideas or plots lines for a short story? en Español Yahoo! Answers: Latest Questions
  • We aimed to uncover the elisions that had silenced our experiences, for example, as working class women, and in Jo's case, as someone living with cancer.
  • This is a rough cut, with some missing audio and some elisions, but it's fascinating to see how thoroughly choreographed this number was when so little of the choreography is visible in the finished film.
  • As Liz Frost explores, there is an elision between the consumer power of youth in the Western world, and its ideation as physical perfection.
  • Various non-docile members of the community, who Campbell attacks, spend a great amount of time analysing his words and actions for anomalies and wilful elisions.
  • Visual experience thus takes the place of the kind of self-revelation expected in an autobiographical narrative, leaving the reader with mystifying elisions in Lucy's life story.
  • Across Europe, among the sceptics and the doubters and the out-and-out protesters, a pernicious process of elision is taking place.
  • 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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