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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

loss of final vowel

Usage examples (18)
  • When you talk about mag instead of magazine, fab when you mean fabulous, or cred for credibility, you are committing apocope.
  • The British get `pud' from `pudding' by apocope
  • 'apocope' of the final 'us', Taylor is supported by 'honest' and
  • But siccing apocope on (C)VCV, (C)VC should be an acceptable outcome, if coda consonants count as moraic. for more
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