Meaning of “elicit” in the English Dictionary

"elicit" in British English

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elicitverb [ T ]

uk /iˈlɪs.ɪt/ us /iˈlɪs.ɪt/ formal

(Definition of “elicit” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"elicit" in American English

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elicitverb [ T ]

us /ɪˈlɪs·ɪt/

to obtain something, esp. information or a reaction:

The program has also elicited both positive and negative responses.

(Definition of “elicit” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)