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polysyllabic in Linguistics topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpolysyllabicpol‧y‧syl‧lab‧ic /ˌpɒlisɪˈlæbɪk◂ $ ˌpɑː-/ adjective 🔊 🔊 technicalSL a polysyllabic word has three or more syllablesmonosyllabicpolysyllable /ˈpɒliˌsɪləbəl $ ˈpɑː-/ noun [countable]
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polysyllabicShe resists the polysyllabic playfulness that marks the writing of her brother, Bill, but she writes with clarity and style.