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apo-

(word root) away from, separate, without
Examples of words with the root apo-: apogee, apodal, apothem
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A·po

 (ä′pō)
The highest mountain, 2,954 m (9,692 ft), of the Philippines, an active volcano on southeast Mindanao.

APO

abbr.
Army Post Office

a·po

 (ā′pō)
n. pl. a·pos Informal
Apolipoprotein.
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Apo

(ˈɑːpəʊ)
n
(Placename) the highest mountain in the Philippines, on SE Mindanao: active volcano with three peaks. Height: 2954 m (9690 ft)
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A•po

(ˈɑ pɔ)

n.
an active volcano in the S Philippines, on S Mindanao: highest peak in the Philippines. 9690 ft. (2954 m).

apo-

a prefix occurring orig. in loanwords from Greek, with the sense “away, off, apart” (apogee; apocope); in English and New Latin, marking things that are detached, separate, or derivative (apoenzyme).
Compare ap-2.
[< Greek, prefixal use of apó; akin to off]

APO

or A.P.O.,

Army & Air Force Post Office.
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