Which of the following is an example of clipping?
What does the clipping mean here?
The only example of clipping here is "disco", being a shortened form of "discotheque".
This is called "back clipping", whereby the beginning of the word is retained and the end of the word is cut, or clipped off.
APEC = an acronym for Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation.
Motel = a blend of "motor" and "hotel", dating from the mid-1920s.
Xerox = an invented brand name derived from the term "xerography".
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