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English definition of “elicit”


verb [T]     /ɪˈlɪsɪt/ formal
to get information or a reaction from someone: You have to ask the right questions to elicit the information you want.Getting, receiving and acceptingCapturing or taking possession of things
(Definition of elicit verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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