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"auto" in American English

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autonoun [C]

us   /ˈɔ·t̬oʊ, ˈɑ·t̬oʊ/ plural autos
short form ofautomobile: auto makers/manufacturers the auto industry
(Definition of auto from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"auto" in British English

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autoadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈɔː.təʊ/ us   /ˈɑː.t̬oʊ/

autonoun [C]

uk   /ˈɔː.təʊ/ us   /ˈɑː.t̬oʊ/ plural autos US old-fashioned

auto-prefix

uk   /ɔː.təʊ-/ us   /ɑː.t̬oʊ-/
(Definition of auto from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"auto-" in Business English

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auto-prefix

uk   /ɔːtəʊ-/ us  
of or by yourself: Auto-regulation does not seem to be working for the industry.
happening automatically or operating without the help of any person: The aircraft is fitted with an auto-recovery system.

autoadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈɔːtəʊ/ us   US
TRANSPORT, PRODUCTION relating to cars and other motor vehicles: the auto market/industry/business auto insurance/loan/financing

autonoun [C]

uk   /ˈɔːtəʊ/ us   US
TRANSPORT a car: Most dealerships sell both new and used autos.
autos [plural]
FINANCE shares in companies that make cars: Insurance shares recovered, while a softer euro boosted autos.
(Definition of auto- from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “auto”
in Spanish auto…
in Vietnamese xe ô tô, tự động…
in Malaysian auto…
in Thai รถยนต์, อัตโนมัติ…
in French auto(-)…
in German selbst…, auto……
in Chinese (Traditional) 汽車的…
in Russian автомобильный…
in Turkish otolarla ilgili…
in Chinese (Simplified) 汽车的…
in Indonesian oto, otomobil, auto…
in Polish motoryzacyjny…
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