Syllabification: LOGO
Pronunciation: /ˈlōˌgō


  • A high-level programming language used to teach computer programming to children.


from Greek logos 'word', spelled as if an acronym.

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Syllabification: lo·go
Pronunciation: /ˈlōgō

noun (plural logos)

  • A symbol or other design adopted by an organization to identify its products, uniform, vehicles, etc.: the Olympic logo was emblazoned across their jackets
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    • Generally, we only have to set limits on the size of logos that promote various products.
    • His firm often works with the developers of its buildings to design logos and signage.
    • The Volunteer Action Centre's most recent project was designing a new company logo.
    emblem, trademark, brand, device, figure, symbol, design, sign, mark; insignia, crest, seal



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  • American Identity is the largest distributor of corporate logoed merchandise in the United States with approximately 1,200 associates nationwide.
  • Reps also handed out logoed jackets to traders on the exchange floor.
  • The site even does a respectable business in promotional items, selling logoed T-shirts to 35,000 of the 1 million consumers who have shopped its site.


1930s: abbreviation of logogram or logotype.

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