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verb allude pronunciation in British English /əˈluːd/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlealluding
past tensealluded
past participlealluded

phrasal verb

allude to

Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyallude to
he/she/italludes to
present participlealluding to
past tensealluded to
past participlealluded to
allude to something to mention someone or something in an indirect way

He kept alluding to his wife, but didn’t mention her name.


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a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …

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