German translation of 'elicit'
Example Sentences Including 'elicit'
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All of which has elicited no reaction at all.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Apart from his moments of glory on the American football field, he is a lumbering giant mostly used to elicit reactions from the cast around him.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Besides which, a complaint is usually uttered more to elicit sympathy than in real expectation that the grievance will be addressed.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Did none of them elicit sympathy?Times, Sunday Times (2009)
I didn't elicit this information myself.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
It is a programme that elicits horror, sympathy and admiration in equal measure.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
This is the story that has preoccupied at least two nations and elicited sympathy around the world.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Bosnia are not simply in Brazil to elicit sympathy or provide romance, and they score an awful lot of goals.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Of course, this will not elicit general sympathy.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
All this elicits little sympathy from those who contend that aspiring owner-occupiers have always struggled.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
It is not the first time the play has elicited strong reactions.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The media have suggested that the thwarted bomb attack might be an attempt by an embattled government to elicit sympathy and divert attention from other issues.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
It should not require this amount of energy to elicit information about oneself.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Let's quiz them on these issues, try to elicit some real information.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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In Common Usage. elicit is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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'elicit' in Other Languages
British English: elicit VERB
If you elicit a response or a reaction, you do or say something which makes other people respond or react.
The minister was hopeful that his request would elicit a positive response.
Translation of elicit from the Collins English to German Dictionary