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elicit is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of elicit in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… that would elicit an investigation …”

meanings of elicit


  1. To evoke, educe (emotions, feelings, responses, etc.); to generate, obtain, or provoke as a response or answer.
  2. To use logic to arrive at truth; to derive by reason.
  3. To draw out, bring out, bring forth (something latent); to obtain information from someone or something.


  1. Elicited; drawn out; made real; open; evident.

elicit frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word elicit occurs in english on average 2.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics elicit can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that elicit can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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