syllabication

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noun syl·lab·i·ca·tion \sə-ˌla-bə-ˈkā-shən\

Definition of syllabication

  1. :  the act, process, or method of forming or dividing words into syllables

15th Century

First Known Use of syllabication

15th century

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SYLLABICATION Defined for Kids

syllabication

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noun syl·lab·i·ca·tion \sə-ˌla-bə-ˈkā-shən\

Definition of syllabication for Students

  1. :  the forming of syllables :  the dividing of words into syllables


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