[ si-lab-i-keyt ]
/ sɪˈlæb ɪˌkeɪt /
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verb (used with object), syl·lab·i·cat·ed, syl·lab·i·cat·ing.
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Origin of syllabicate
OTHER WORDS FROM syllabicatesyl·lab·i·ca·tion, nounun·syl·lab·i·cat·ed, adjective
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In the diacritical marking, as in accentuation and syllabication, Webster's International Dictionary has been taken as authority.De La Salle Fifth Reader|Brothers of the Christian Schools
Syllabication and accent are learned by careful observation and by reference, in all cases of doubt, to some standard dictionary.School Reading by Grades|James Baldwin
In the United States the prevailing purpose of syllabication is to indicate pronunciation.Orthography|Elmer W. Cavins
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