Key Terms in English Language

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Leaving out vowel sounds in electronic communication
vowel omission
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the use of single letters and numbers to represent words based on a similarity in sound
homophonic representation
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a spelling that represents the sound of a word as opposed to its conventional spelling
phonetic spelling
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deliberately non standard spelling for effect
variant spelling
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process of abbreviating that uses the first letter of a group of words and is pronounced as a single word
acronym
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an abbreviation which uses the first letter of a group of words and is pronounced as individual letters
initialism
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the omission of one or more words in a sentence e.g fun time at school
elipsis
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the omission of one or more sounds in a word
elision
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letters and numbers which represent words based on similarity in sound e.g M8 or L8R
alpha numeric
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a command e.g click here now
imperative
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the use of single letters and numbers to represent words based on a similarity in sound

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homophonic representation

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a spelling that represents the sound of a word as opposed to its conventional spelling

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deliberately non standard spelling for effect

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process of abbreviating that uses the first letter of a group of words and is pronounced as a single word

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