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syn·co·pate

 (sĭng′kə-pāt′, sĭn′-)
tr.v. syn·co·pat·ed, syn·co·pat·ing, syn·co·pates
1. Grammar To shorten (a word) by syncope.
2. Music To modify (rhythm) by syncopation.

[Late Latin syncopāre, syncopāt-, from syncopē, syncope; see syncope.]

syn′co·pa′tor n.

syncopated

(ˈsɪŋkəˌpeɪtɪd)
adj
1. (Music, other) music (of a beat, rhythm, note, etc) modified or treated by syncopation
2. (Linguistics) linguistics (of a word) shortened by the omission of sounds or letters from the middle
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.syncopated - stressing a normally weak beat
rhythmic, rhythmical - recurring with measured regularity; "the rhythmic chiming of church bells"- John Galsworthy; "rhythmical prose"
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syncopated

[ˈsɪŋkəpeɪtɪd] adjsyncopé(e)