how to pronounce elision


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the above transcription of elision is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

elision is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… important to learn to use elision number …”

meanings of elision


  1. The deliberate omission of something.
  2. The omission of a letter or syllable between two words; sometimes marked with an apostrophe.

elision frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word elision occurs in english on average 0.3 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 elision 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 elision can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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