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elide

[ih-lahyd] /ɪˈlaɪd/
verb (used with object), elided, eliding.
1.
to omit (a vowel, consonant, or syllable) in pronunciation.
2.
to suppress; omit; ignore; pass over.
3.
Law. to annul or quash.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95; < Latin ēlīdere to strike out, equivalent to ē- e-1 + -līdere, combining form of laedere to wound
Related forms
unelided, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for un elided

elide

/ɪˈlaɪd/
verb
1.
(phonetics) to undergo or cause to undergo elision
Derived Forms
elidible, adjective
Word Origin
C16: from Latin ēlīdere to knock, from laedere to hit, wound
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Word Origin and History for un elided

elide

v.

1590s, a legal term, "to annul, do away with," from Middle French elider (16c.), from Latin elidere "strike out," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + -lidere, comb. form of laedere "to strike." Phonological sense is first recorded 1796. Related: Elided; eliding.

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