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Apocope - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Apocope' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Apocope [ n.]
- The cutting off, or omission, of the last letter, syllable, or part of a word.
- A cutting off; abscission.

Meaning of 'Apocope' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . apocope [ n]
Meaning (1):
- abbreviation of a word by omitting the final sound or sounds
Example in sentence:
  • the British get `pud' from `pudding' by apocope