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15 blend words examples

All about blend words: Jump to: What are blend words? 15+ blend word examples Trend in blend words What are blend words? Blend words, or commonly referred to as portmanteau words, present a creative opportunity for broadening one's vocabulary and expressing thoughts concisely. Within this article, we shall explore what blend words are, investigate their formation process and take a look at their seamless integration into the fabric of everyday English. In the English language, Blending is a word-formation process in which parts of two or more words combine to create a new word. Words that are formed when two or more words are combined to form new words have some of the properties of each of the original words. Therefore, combining two or more words creates a new word that refers to something that has some properties of the original words. Blend words come to life through
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