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English definition of “-scope”

-scope

suffix uk   /-skəʊp/ us    /-skoʊp/
used to form nouns that refer to devices for looking at or discovering and measuring things: a microscope a telescopeWeighing, measuring and counting devices
-scopic
suffix uk   /-skɒp.ɪk/ us    /-skɑː.pɪk/
used to form adjectives: a telescopic lensWeighing, measuring and counting devices
(Definition of -scope suffix from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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