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exocentric

Line breaks: exo|cen¦tric
Pronunciation: /ˌɛksəʊˈsɛntrɪk
 
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Definition of exocentric in English:

adjective

Linguistics
Denoting or being a construction which has no explicit head, for example John slept. Contrasted with endocentric.

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