Anapodoton meaning

(uncountable, rhetoric) The rhetorical device in which a main clause is implied by a subordinate clause, without mention.
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(countable, rhetoric) An instance of anapodoton.
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Origin of anapodoton

  • From Ancient Greek ἀναπόδοτον (anapodoton), alternative spelling of ἀνανταπόδοτον (anantapodoton), neuter of ἀνανταπόδοτος (anantapodotos), from ἀν- (an-, “not”) + ἀνταποδίδωμι (antapodidōmi, “I give back, correspond with”)

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