Student Dictionary

One entry found for ellipsis.
Main Entry: elĚlipĚsis
Pronunciation: i-primarystresslip-sschwas, e-
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural elĚlipĚses /-primarystresslip-secondarystresssemacronz/
1 : the leaving out of one or more words that are not necessary for a phrase to be understood <"begin when ready" for "begin when you are ready" is an example of ellipsis>
2 : marks or a mark (as...) used to indicate that something (as words) has been left out

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