HyperDic: apocope

English > 1 sense of the word apocope:
NOUNcommunicationapocopeabbreviation of a word by omitting the final / final sound or sounds
English > apocope: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
Meaningabbreviation of a word by omitting the final / final sound or sounds.
Example"the British get 'pud' from 'pudding' by apocope"
BroaderabbreviationA shortened form of a word or phrase
Spanishapócope
Catalanapòcope

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