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haplography


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An error in writing a word containing a repeated letter or syllable, only one instead of both of the repeated letters or syllables being written, as in ocurrence instead of the correct occurrence, or autopagnosia instead of the correct autotopagnosia (this example occurring even in dictionaries of psychology). Also called lipography. Compare haplology. [From Greek haplous single + graphein to write]

Subjects: Psychology.


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