elusive Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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uk   us   /ɪˈluː.sɪv/
C2 difficult to ​describe, ​find, ​achieve, or ​remember: The ​answers to these ​questionsremain as elusive as ​ever. Success, ​however, ​remained elusive for her. elusive ​memories
adverb uk   us   /-li/
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
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