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dissyllabize

[dih-sil-uh-bahyz, dis-sil-, dahy-sil-] /dɪˈsɪl əˌbaɪz, dɪsˈsɪl-, daɪˈsɪl-/
verb (used with object), dissyllabized, dissyllabizing.
Also, especially British, dissyllabise.
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dissyllabism
[dih-sil-uh-biz-uh m, dis-sil-, dahy-sil-] /dɪˈsɪl əˌbɪz əm, dɪsˈsɪl-, daɪˈsɪl-/ (Show IPA),
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disyllabism

[dahy-sil-uh-biz-uh m, di-] /daɪˈsɪl əˌbɪz əm, dɪ-/
noun
1.
the state of being disyllabic.
Also, dissyllabism.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; di-1 + syllabism
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