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- plural of combining form
2007, Matthews, P. H., “combining form”, in The concise Oxford dictionary of linguistics, 2nd edition, Oxford [u.a.]: Oxford University Press, ISBN 9780199202720, pages 63–64:
- Common in English, where in some putative compounds, such as autocrat or technocrat, both members would be combining forms.
- For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:combining form.