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