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auto

noun au·to \ ˈȯ-(ˌ)tō , ˈä- \
Updated on: 13 Dec 2017

Definition of auto

plural autos

Examples of auto in a Sentence

  1. the auto gave people a level of mobility that they had never known before

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First Known Use of auto

1899

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auto

adjective

Definition of auto

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First Known Use of auto

1876


auto-

combining form

Definition of auto-

— see aut-

AUTO Defined for Kids

auto

noun au·to \ ˈȯ-tō \

Definition of auto for Students

plural autos

auto-

Definition of auto- for Students

see aut-


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