cliticize

[klit-uh-sahyz]

verb (used without object), clit·i·cized, clit·i·ciz·ing. Linguistics.

to become attached to a word or phrase as a clitic.

Also especially British, clit·i·cise.

Origin of cliticize

Related formsclit·i·ci·za·tion, noun
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