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  1. ellipsis, eclipsis(noun)

    omission or suppression of parts of words or sentences


  1. eclipsis(Noun)

    An omission of words needed to fully express the sense of a phrase

  2. eclipsis(Noun)

    A line or dash used to show that text has been omitted

  3. eclipsis(Noun)

    (Irish grammar) The suppression of the sounds of certain radical consonants in place of others.

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