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  1. preterition

    • IPA[ˌpredəˈriSH(ə)n]

    美式

    • n.
      the action of passing over or disregarding a matter, especially the rhetorical technique of mentioning something by professing to omit it;(in Calvinist theology) the state of not being predestined to salvation.
    • noun: preterition, plural noun: preteritions

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. the action of passing over or disregarding a matter, especially the rhetorical technique of mentioning something by professing to omit it the favourite rhetorical trope of the historical novelists is preterition, saying that you are not going to say something and thereby saying it
    • 2. (in Calvinist theology) the state of not being predestined to salvation.
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    • IPA[ˌpriːtəˈrɪʃ(ə)n]

    英式

    • n.
      the action of passing over or disregarding a matter, especially the rhetorical technique of ... the favourite rhetorical trope of the historical novelists is preterition, saying that you are not going to say something and thereby saying it he made successive preteritions

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