Complete Definition of "allusion"

see|Allusion
English
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Etymology
From L. allusionem (nominative of allusio f), from alludere, allude, from prefix al-, combining form of ad, to, + ludere, play: compare with French allusion.

Pronunciation
IPA: WEAE /ÊËlu.ÊÉn/

Noun
en-noun

  1. Indirect reference; a hint; a reference to something supposed to be known, but not explicitly mentioned; a covert indication.

Translations
trans-top|Indirect reference; a hint
Finnish: alluusio
German: Anspielung f, Allusion f
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Portuguese: alusão f
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French

Etymology
From L. allusionem (accusative of allusio f).

Noun
fr-noun|f

  1. #Noun|allusion, innuendo

#: En parlant ainsi, il faisait allusion aux mÅurs de son temps.

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