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dissyllable

[dih-sil-uh-buh l, dis-sil-, dahy-sil-] /dɪˈsɪl ə bəl, dɪsˈsɪl-, ˈdaɪ sɪl-/
noun
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dissyllabic
[dis-i-lab-ik, dis-si-, dahy-si-] /ˌdɪs ɪˈlæb ɪk, ˌdɪs sɪ-, ˌdaɪ sɪ-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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dissyllable

/dɪˈsɪləbəl; ˈdɪsˌsɪl-; ˈdaɪsɪl-/
noun
1.
(grammar) a word of two syllables
Derived Forms
dissyllabic (ˌdɪsɪˈlæbɪk; ˌdɪssɪ-; ˌdaɪ-), disyllabic (ˌdaɪsɪˈlæbɪk; ˌdɪ-) adjective
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