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syncopated

[sing-kuh-pey-tid, sin-]
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adjective
  1. marked by syncopation: syncopated rhythm.
  2. cut short; abbreviated.
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Origin of syncopated

1655–65; < Late Latin syncopāt(us) (see syncopate) + -ed2
Related formsun·syn·co·pat·ed, adjective
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