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elicitation

[ ih-lis-i-tey-shuhn ]
/ ɪˌlɪs ɪˈteɪ ʃən /
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noun

the act of drawing out or bringing forth emotions, opinions, facts, etc.: The first step in decision analysis is the elicitation of the decision-maker's preferences.

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QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”

Are you aware how often people swap around “their,” “there,” and “they’re”? Prove you have more than a fair grasp over these commonly confused words.
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Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?

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