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(word root) with, together, in association
Examples of words with the root com-: combine
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the internet domain name for
(Computer Science) a commercial company


(Computer Science)
a. a process in which a computer output is converted direct to microfiche or film, esp 35 or 16 millimetre film
b. (as modifier): a COM machine.
[(C)omputer (O)utput on (M)icrofilm]
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Comedy Central (a cable television channel).


a prefix occurring in loanwords from Latin, where it and its variants meant “with,” “together with,” and denoted joint or simultaneous action ( colloquy; confer; convene), partnership ( colleague), union ( coitus; colleat; combine), or enclosure (content), or marked the completed nature of the action of a verb (conclude; confection); com- is used before b, p, m (combine; compare; commingle).
For variants before other sounds, see co-, col-1, con-, cor-.
[< Latin cum with]


1. Commander.
2. Commission.
3. Commissioner.
4. Committee.
5. Commodore.
6. Commonwealth.


1. comedy.
2. comma.
3. command.
4. commander.
5. commerce.
6. commercial.
7. commission.
8. commissioner.
9. committee.
10. common.
11. commonly.
12. communications.
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