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apocopate

[uh-pok-uh-peyt] /əˈpɒk əˌpeɪt/
verb (used with object), apocopated, apocopating.
1.
to shorten by apocope.
Origin of apocopate
1850-1855
1850-55; v. use of apocopate (adj.) curtailed, docked. See apocope, -ate1
Related forms
apocopation, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for apocopate

apocopate

/əˈpɒkəˌpeɪt/
verb
1.
(transitive) to omit the final sound or sounds of (a word)
Derived Forms
apocopation, noun
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