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(word root) away from, separate, without
Examples of words with the root apo-: apogee, apodal, apothem
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The highest mountain, 2,954 m (9,692 ft), of the Philippines, an active volcano on southeast Mindanao.


Army Post Office


n. pl. a·pos Informal
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(Placename) the highest mountain in the Philippines, on SE Mindanao: active volcano with three peaks. Height: 2954 m (9690 ft)
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(ˈɑ pɔ)

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


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]


or A.P.O.,

Army & Air Force Post Office.
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Apo, durian, and Waling-Waling, the city held the festival 'Apo Duwaling,' which was renamed 'Kadayawan sa Dabaw' two years later, after the word madayaw, a warm and friendly greeting.
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