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Definition of syncope noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

syncope

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈsɪŋkəpi//
 
[uncountable] (phonetics)
 
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the dropping of a sound or sounds in the middle of a word when it is spoken, for example when probably is pronounced/prɑbli/ compare apocope
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: syncope