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combining form

noun [C] uk   us   specialized
a word or group of letters that is added to the beginning or end of words to change or add meaning: The combining form "Anglo" combines to make various words, including Anglo-American and Anglophile.
Translations of “combining form”
in Chinese (Traditional) 構詞成分,組合語素…
in Chinese (Simplified) 构词成分,组合语素…
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