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proclitic

noun pro·clit·ic \(ˌ)prō-ˈkli-tik\

Definition of PROCLITIC

:  a clitic that is associated with a following word
proclitic adjective
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Origin of PROCLITIC

New Latin procliticus, from Greek pro- + Late Latin -cliticus (as in encliticus enclitic)
First Known Use: circa 1864

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