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Afro-

prefix uk   /æf.rəʊ-/ us    /æf.roʊ-/
of or connected with Africa: Afro-Caribbean culture Afro-American literature
Translations of “Afro-”
in Spanish afro…
in French Afro-, afro…
in German Afro……
in Chinese (Traditional) 非洲的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 非洲的…
(Definition of Afro- prefix from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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