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brachylogy (bræˈkɪlədʒɪ)
n , pl -gies
1.  a concise style in speech or writing
2.  a colloquial shortened form of expression that is not the result of a regular grammatical process: the omission of "good" in the expression "Afternoon" is a brachylogy

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