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syllabicate

[si-lab-i-keyt] /sɪˈlæb ɪˌkeɪt/
verb (used with object), syllabicated, syllabicating.
1.
to syllabify.
Origin
1765-1775
1765-75; back formation from syllabication < Medieval Latin syllabicātiōn- (stem of syllabicātiō). See syllabic, -ation
Related forms
syllabication, noun
unsyllabicated, adjective
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syllabify

/sɪˈlæbɪˌfaɪ/
verb -fies, -fying, -fied, -cates, -cating, -cated
1.
(transitive) to divide (a word) into its constituent syllables
Derived Forms
syllabification, syllabication, noun
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