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allusion

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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] allusionem (nominative of allusio f), from alludere, allude, from prefix al-, combining form of ad, to, + ludere, play: compare with French allusion.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
allusion

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

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French

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] allusionem (accusative of allusio f).

Pronunciation

Noun

allusion f. (plural allusions)

  1. allusion, innuendo
    En parlant ainsi, il faisait allusion aux mœurs de son temps.

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