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English definition of “-scope”

-scope

suffix     /-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     /-skɒp.ɪk/ US  /-skɑː.pɪk/ suffix used to form adjectives: a telescopic lensWeighing, measuring and counting devices
(Definition of -scope suffix from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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