[ uh-pok-uh-peyt ]
/ əˈpɒk əˌpeɪt /
verb (used with object), a·poc·o·pat·ed, a·poc·o·pat·ing.
to shorten by apocope.
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OTHER WORDS FROM apocopatea·poc·o·pa·tion, noun
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The lengthened form ăthov, or its apocopated thov, is generally found at the beginning of an assertion.A Handbook of the Cornish Language|Henry Jenner
British Dictionary definitions for apocopated
/ (əˈpɒkəˌpeɪt) /
(tr) to omit the final sound or sounds of (a word)
Derived forms of apocopateapocopation, noun
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