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Definition 1: (linguistics) omission at the beginning of a word as in `coon' for `raccoon' or `till' for `until' - [noun denoting process]

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(aphaeresis is a kind of ...) any process whereby sounds or words are left out of spoken words or phrases

(aphaeresis belongs to category ...) the scientific study of language

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