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wilco

Syllabification: wil·co
Pronunciation: /ˈwilkō
 
/

Definition of wilco in English:

exclamation

Expressing compliance or agreement, especially acceptance of instructions received by radio: roger, wilco
More example sentences
  • ‘Kite 2-1,wilco,’ replied the pilot of Kite 2-1, a young captain.

Origin

1940s (originally in military use): abbreviation of will comply.

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