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A Better Understanding Of Contractions (2)

The definition overlaps with the grammatical term portmanteau (a linguistic blend ), however a distinction might be made between a portmanteau and a contraction by noting that contractions are shaped from phrases that will otherwise appear together in sequence, akin to do and not, whereas a portmanteau word is shaped by combining two or more current words that every one relate to a singu...

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