Term: Ellipsis

Definition:

Ellipsis is the omission of one or more words that are understood in the context, but which are required to make the sentence or utterance grammatically correct.

Ellipsis is also the name of the three dots (...) used as punctuation to show that some written text is incomplete.

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Grammar Topic:  Word & Text

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