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echoism

[ek-oh-iz-uh m] /ˈɛk oʊˌɪz əm/
noun
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; echo + -ism
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echoism

/ˈɛkəʊˌɪzəm/
noun
1.
onomatopoeia as a source of word formation
2.
phonetic assimilation of one vowel to the vowel in the preceding syllable
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