Definition of 'allusion'
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There's only one allusion to it I can think of, in some obscure Renaissance manuscript on the practice of medicine. NIGHT SISTERS (2001)During the meal, deliberately avoiding any allusion to the Ackroyd affair, I had questioned him on his Western adventures. DOUBTFUL MOTIVES (2001)
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Translations for 'allusion'
British English: allusion NOUN
An allusion is an indirect reference to someone or something.
…an allusion to a famous novelist.
Definition of allusion from the Collins English Dictionary
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