haplology

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hap·lol·o·gy

 (hăp-lŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The loss of one of two identical or similar adjacent syllables in a word, as in Latin nūtrīx, "nurse," from earlier *nūtrītrīx.

[Greek haploos, single, simple; see haploid + -logy.]
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haplology

(hæpˈlɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Phonetics & Phonology) omission of a repeated occurrence of a sound or syllable in fluent speech, as for example in the pronunciation of library as (ˈlaɪbrɪ)
haplologic adj
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hap•lol•o•gy

(hæpˈlɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the omission of one of two similar adjacent syllables or sounds in a word, as in the pronunciation (ˈprɒb li) for probably.
[1890–1900]
hap`lo•log′ic (-ləˈlɒdʒ ɪk) adj.
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Haplologie
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