Meaning of “monosyllable” in the English Dictionary

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"monosyllable" in British English

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monosyllablenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈmɒn.əˌsɪl.ə.bəl/ us /ˈmɑː.noʊˌsɪl.ə.bəl/ specialized

a word that contains only one syllable:

"Jump", "buy", and "heat" are monosyllables.

(Definition of “monosyllable” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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