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apocopate

[ uh-pok-uh-peyt ]
/ 蓹藞p蓲k 蓹藢pe瑟t /
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verb (used with object), a路poc路o路pat路ed, a路poc路o路pat路ing.
to shorten by apocope.
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Origin of apocopate

1850鈥55; v. use of apocopate (adj.) curtailed, docked. See apocope, -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM apocopate

a路poc路o路pa路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for apocopate

apocopate
/ (蓹藞p蓲k蓹藢pe瑟t) /

verb
(tr) to omit the final sound or sounds of (a word)

Derived forms of apocopate

apocopation, noun
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