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" e " in such words as " definite," " infinite," "favorite," etc., when the preceding vowel is short. Thus, spell "opposit," "preterit," "hypocrit." " requisit/* etc. When the preceding vowel is long, as in " polite," " finite," " unite/' etc., retain... "
The Medical World - Page 407
1907
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Circular of Information of the Bureau of Education, for ..., Volume 2

1877
...retain final letters as at present. 2. Drop final e in such words as definite, infinite, favorite, where the preceding vowel is short. Thus spell opposit,...the preceding vowel is long, as in polite, finite, invite, unite, etc., retain present form unchanged. 3. Drop final te in words like quartette, coquette,...
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Proceedings

National Education Association of the United States - 1880
...final letters as at present. 2.— Drop final «in such words as definite, infinite, favorite, where the preceding vowel is short. Thus spell opposit,...the preceding vowel is long as in polite, finite, invite, unite, etc., retain present form unchanged. 3. — Drop final te in words like quartette, coquette,...
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The Addresses and Journal of Proceedings of the National ..., Volume 20

National Educational Association (U.S.) - 1880
...final letters as at present. 2. — Drop final «in such words as definite, infinite, favorite, where the preceding vowel is short. Thus spell opposit,...the preceding vowel is long as in polite, finite, invite, unite, etc., retain present form unchanged. 3. — Drop final te in words like quartette, coquette,...
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Sensible spelling [as adopted by The Home journal] opinions of educators ...

Sensible spelling - 1880
...final letters as at present. 2. — Drop final e in euch words as definite, infinite, favorite, where the preceding vowel is short. Thus spell opposit,...the preceding vowel is long, as in polite, finite, invite, unite, etc., retain present form unchanged. 3.— Drop final te in words like quartette, coquette,...
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The Medical World, Volume 23

1904
...are also disposed to add enah (enough) to the above list, and to conservativly adopt the foliov ing rule recommended by the American Philological Association...When the preceding vowel is long, as in " polite," " finke," " unite," etc., retain present forms unchanged. We simply wish to do our duty in aiding to...
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The Medical World, Volume 25

1907
...degree. We are also disposed to add enuf (enough) to the above list, and to conservativly adopt the following rule recommended by the American Philological...the preceding vowel is short. Thus, spell "opposit, "preterit/1 "hypocrit/' " requisit." etc. When the preceding vowel is long, as in " polite," '* finite,"...
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The Medical World, Volume 24

1906
...are also disposed to add enot (enough) to the above list, and to conservativty adopt the follow Ing rule recommended by the American Philological Association...etc., when the preceding vowel is short. Thus, spell "opposil," " preterit," "hypocrit," •* requisit," etc. When the preceding vowel is long, as in "polite/''"...
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The Medical World, Volume 18

1900
...and to conservatlvly adopt the following rule recommended by the American Philological A Bsoclatlon : Drop final " e " In such words as " definite," " Infinite,...Thus, spell " opposit," " preterit," " hypocrit," " requisit,"etc. When the preceding vowel is long, as In " polite," " finite," " unite," etc., retain...
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The Medical World, Volume 22

1903
...degree. We are also disposed to add enuf (enough) to the above list, and to conservativly adopt the following rule recommended by the American Philological...as "definite/' " infinite," " favorite," etc., when ihe preceding vowel is short. Thus, spell " opposit," " preterit," "hypocrit," '* requisit," etc. When...
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The Medical World, Volume 21

1903
...decree. We are also disposed to add enuf (enough) to the above list, and to conservaiivly adopt the following rule recommended by the American Philological...such words as " definite," " infinite," " favorite," etc.(when the preceding vowel is short. Thus, spell "opposit," "preterit," "hypocrit," •• requisit."...
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