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Definition of Syncope


  1. An elision or retrenchment of one or more letters or syllables from the middle of a word; as, ne'er for never, ev'ry for every.
  2. Same as Syncopation.
  3. A fainting, or swooning. See Fainting.
  4. A pause or cessation; suspension.

Syncope Translations

syncope in German is Synkope