Apocope - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈpɑːkəpi|  American pronunciation of the word apocope
Brit.  |əˈpɒkəpi|  British pronunciation of the word apocope

noun

- abbreviation of a word by omitting the final sound or sounds

the British get 'pud' from 'pudding' by apocope

Examples

the British get 'pud' from 'pudding' by apocope

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