[hap-lol-uh-jee] /hæpˈlɒl ə dʒi/

noun, Linguistics.
the omission of one of two similar adjacent syllables or sounds in a word, as in substituting morphonemic for morphophonemic or in the pronunciation
[prob-lee] /ˈprɒb li/ (Show IPA) for probably.
omission of a repeated occurrence of a sound or syllable in fluent speech, as for example in the pronunciation of library as (ˈlaɪbrɪ)

1895; see haplo- + -logy.


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