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combining formnoun [C]

 us   /kəmˈbɑɪ·nɪŋ ˌfɔrm/
grammar a word part to which prefixes and word endings or other combining forms can be added to make a word, as "bio-," "-graphy," and "-logy" combine to make "biology" and "biography"
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combining formnoun [C]

uk   /kəmˈbaɪ.nɪŋ ˌfɔːm/  us   /kəmˈbaɪ.nɪŋ ˌfɔːrm/ specialized
a word or group of letters that is added to the beginning or end of words to change or add meaning: The combining form "Anglo" combines to make various words, including Anglo-American and Anglophile.
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in Chinese (Simplified) 构词成分,组合语素…
in Chinese (Traditional) 構詞成分,組合語素…
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