elusive
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ɪˈluːsɪv/
  • (RP) IPA: /iˈluːsɪv/
Adjective

elusive

  1. Evading capture, comprehension or remembrance.
    The elusive criminal was arrested
  2. Difficult to make precise.
    A precise definition of diarrhea is elusive (Robbin's pathology, 8th ed)
  3. Rarely seen.
Related terms Translations Translations
  • German: schwierig, schwer fassbar, schwer zu beschreiben
  • Portuguese: elusivo
  • Russian: труднодостижимый



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