Of or pertaining to apocope; lacking the final sound or syllable.

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  • apocope — apocopic /ap euh kop ik/, adj. /euh pok euh pee /, n. loss or omission of the last letter, syllable, or part of a word. [1585 95; < LL < Gk apokopé a cutting off, equiv. to apokóp(tein) to cut off (apo APO + kóptein to cut) + e n. suffix] * * * …   Universalium

  • apocopate — 1. adjective a) Shortened by apocope; lacking a final sound or syllable b) jussive Syn: apocopic, clipped, shortened, abbreviated 2 …   Wiktionary

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  • apocope — noun /əˈpɒkəpi/ The loss or omission of a sound or syllable from the end of a word. See Also: apocopate, apocopation, apocopic …   Wiktionary

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