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Definition of philo- combining form from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

philo-

 combining form
combining form
BrE BrE//ˈfɪləʊ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfɪloʊ//
 
(also phil-)
 
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(in nouns, adjectives, verbs and adverbs) liking philanthropy Word Originfrom Greek philein ‘to love’ or philos ‘loving’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: philo-