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absquatulation

ab·squat·u·late
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ab-skwoch-uh-leyt]
    • /æbˈskwɒtʃ əˌleɪt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ab-skwoch-uh-leyt]
    • /æbˈskwɒtʃ əˌleɪt/

Definitions of absquatulation word

  • verb without object absquatulation to flee; abscond: The old prospector absquatulated with our picks and shovel. 1
  • noun absquatulation The act of absquatulating; hasty departure. (First attested in the mid 19th century.). 1

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Origin of absquatulation

First appearance:

before 1820
One of the 38% newest English words
1820-30; pseudo-Latinism, from ab-, squat, and -ulate, paralleling Latin-derived words with initial abs- (e.g., abscond, abstention) and final -tulate (e.g., congratulate)

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Parts of speech for Absquatulation

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

absquatulation popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 34% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 68% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

absquatulation usage trend in Literature

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