Definition of proclitic noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

proclitic

 noun
noun
NAmE//proʊˈklɪt̮ɪk//
 
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a word that is spoken with very little emphasis, so that it becomes part of the following word, for example “d” in “d'you” compare enclitic
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: proclitic