There are 2 definitions of auto in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɔːtəʊ
 
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noun (plural autos)

[usually as modifier] informal , chiefly North American
  • A car: the auto industry
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    • Did you ever wonder why the North American auto industry is concentrated where it is?
    • Making use of the internet for getting the best suited auto insurance is not a demanding task.
    • Finding the best auto parts actually depends on you, so make the right choice now!

Origin

late 19th century: abbreviation of automobile.

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There are 2 definitions of auto in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɔːtəʊ
 
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adjective & noun

  • short for automatic.
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    • It has a much slower rate of fire than the auto shotgun, but it hits just as hard.
    • I was playing with the auto contrast on my camera, setting it by focussing one area then moving it to point somewhere else.
    • Let's be honest here: if I got an auto response, how can the contents of my email have been noted.

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