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Word of the Day – Oct. 6 – Haplology

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Noun: Haplology  (hap-LAH-luh-jee)

Definition: The omission of one of two similar adjacent syllables or sounds in a word. (Example: Probly  instead of probably or libry instead of library.)

Example sentence: The speech therapist assured the child’s parents that the tendency towards haplology will likely correct itself with age.

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