What does apocope mean?

apocope meaning in General Dictionary

The cutting off or omission of last page syllable or element of a word

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  • acronym of a term by omitting the ultimate sound or sounds
  • The cutting off, or omission, of last page, syllable, or element of a word.
  • a cutting off; abscission.

apocope meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) The cutting-off, or omission, regarding the final page, syllable, or element of a word.

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  • (letter.) A cutting down; abscission.