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elude

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elude/iˈluːd/verb
eludeseludedeluding
elude
/iˈluːd/
verb
eludeseludedeluding
Learner's definition of ELUDE  
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: to avoid or escape (someone or something) by being quick, skillful, or clever
: to fail to be understood or remembered by (someone)
   b : to fail to be achieved by (someone)
   c 
◊ When something eludes detection/discovery, people try to find it but are unable to.
◊ Do not confuse elude with allude.
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