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  • noun

Synonyms for elision

omission of a sound between two words (usually a vowel and the end of one word or the beginning of the next)

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a deliberate act of omission

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The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir was as disciplined as ever but, unusually for them, their diction let them down with some lazy elisions of words, and others which were not clear at all.
Sometimes, unwittingly, daughters reveal more than they intend about themselves; there are those who still do not acknowledge the impact of those fathers, which as readers we can see in the elisions and rationalizations.
Through extended readings of plays by Shakespeare, Marlowe, and John Webster, his book demonstrates the fulsome impact of the trope of memory on subject-formation by emphasizing the enormous number of mnemonic invocations, transformations, elisions, and equivocations that pepper early modern English drama.
elisions point to certain unresolved aspects of Queenland's otherwise often compelling practice.
In an instructive comparison of Constable's rough 'manner' with the smooth finish expected of Academicians, she reproduces details that show the remarkable elisions and the controlled short-hand with which Constable painted the crowds in The Opening of Waterloo Bridge (Fig.
The text underlay in the Hallische Handel-Ausgabe does not provide the familiar slur under elided syllables, but indicates elisions by the spacing of the underlay alone.
ground: no elisions of non-wiped sheaves of stalk at the portals.
Elisions, stretti, contractions, prolongations and antiphonal presentations are only some of the devices the composer frequently employs to achieve a pacing that clarifies the overall direction of the melodic trajectory of a piece.
I might as well declare my out-and-out fandom at the outset, born of the way each film accumulates authoritatively into its meaning through elisions and congruencies that are virtually baroque in their coiled vitality.
His work thus has the tendency to reproduce the elisions of the religious and political polemics of the sixteenth century while seeking to explain them.
Haywood attempts to demystify such irregularities, providing explanatory notes on Machiavelli's elisions, plurals, possessives, forms of address, use of articles, combinations of prepositions and definite articles, conjunctive pronouns, relative pronouns, verb forms in a variety of tenses, and especially breaks in syntax that approximate spoken language, as well as special sections on what he calls "new" words and "tricky little words.
In spite of the gaps and elisions in information that plague Connolly's historical analysis, The Irish Women's Movement presents a well-developed, innovative approach to some of the most contentious issues of scholarship and narrative in Irish studies.
His elisions also make fainthearted political statements.
For these elisions I am grateful; but in the editing there are also losses that I regret.
There do not appear to have been any elisions or short cuts in the translation.