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proto-

prefix uk   /prəʊ.təʊ-/  us   /proʊ.t̬oʊ-/
first, especially from which other similar things develop; original: protoplasm a prototype
Translations of “proto-”
in Chinese (Traditional) 第一,首要, 原始…
in Chinese (Simplified) 第一,首要, 原始…
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