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ellipsis

el·lip·sis

ellipsis

 
pronunciation:
ih IlIp sihs
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
inflections: ellipses
definition 1: the omission of a word or words, as in a quoted text.
definition 2: a sign (. . .) used to indicate an omission of letters or words, or a change of thought, time, or the like; ellipsis points.
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