conflation

[ kuh n-fley-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF conflation
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Conflation is the combination of two (or more) different expressions into one.

Of these classes, it is evident that Conflation has nothing to do with Additions or Transpositions.

Omissions are now left to us, of which the greater specimens can hardly have been produced by Conflation.

If Dr. Hort's theory of Conflation had been sounder, there would have been no lack of examples.

If his eight picked examples can be thus demolished, then surely the theory of Conflation must be utterly unsound.

For a considerable period we find a religion prevalent among the common people, which is simply a conflation of the two religions.

The Academica, as they have come down to us, are a conflation from the two editions of this work.

It is quite obvious that the story as we have it is a conflation of two versions of the anecdote.

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