Meaning of proclitic

pro•clit•ic

Pronunciation: (prō-klit'ik), [key]
— Gram. Gram.
—adj.
  1. (of a word) closely connected in pronunciation with the following word and not having an independent accent or phonological status.
—n.
  1. a proclitic word.
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