Definition of 'allude'
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He has often alluded to it but not told the full story. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He alluded to something else too. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Sure, he had compiled a record alluding to something more than competence. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He also alluded to'considerable downward pressure '. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But he also alludes darkly to'other reasons '. The Times Literary Supplement (2008)Current and scientific affairs are also alluded to: the mouse with the ear on its back, for instance. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Used Occasionally. allude is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'allude'
British English: allude VERB
If you allude to something, you mention it in an indirect way.
He rarely alluded to his private life.
Definition of allude from the Collins English Dictionary
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