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Ellipsis

Definition

Refers to any omitted part of speech that is understood; i.e. the omission is intentional. Analogously, in printing and writing, the term refers to the row of three dots (...) or asterisks (* * *) indicating such an intentional omission.

[n] omission or suppression of parts of words or sentences

Example

"Four years later…,"

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Synonyms

eclipsis