neo-


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neo-

pref.
1. New; recent: Neolithic.
2.
a. New and different: neoimpressionism.
b. New and abnormal: neoplasm.
3. New World: Neotropical.
4. Young: neoteny.

[Greek, from neos, new, young; see newo- in Indo-European roots.]

neo-

or sometimes before a vowel

ne-

combining form
1. (sometimes capital) new, recent, or a new or modern form or development: neoclassicism; neocolonialism.
2. (Geological Science) (usually capital) the most recent subdivision of a geological period: Neogene.
[from Greek neos new]

neo-

1. a combining form meaning “new,” “recent,” “revived,” “modified”: Neolithic; neoorthodoxy; neophyte.
2. a combining form used in the names of isomers having a carbon atom attached to four carbon atoms: neoarsphenamine.
Also, esp. before a vowel,ne-.
[< Greek, comb. form of néos; akin to new]
Translations

neo-

[ˈniːəʊ-] prefixnéo-

neo-

prefneo-, Neo-;
neoclassical
neoclassicism
nKlassizismus m
neocolonial
adjneokolonialistisch
neocolonialism
nNeokolonialismus m
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