There are 3 main definitions of auto in English:

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auto 1

Pronunciation: /ˈɔːtəʊ/

noun (plural autos)

[usually as modifier] informal, chiefly North American
A car: the auto industry
More example sentences
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with auto

Oporto, Porto, quarto
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There are 3 main definitions of auto in English:

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auto 2

Pronunciation: /ˈɔːtəʊ/

adjective& noun

Short for automatic.
Example sentences
  • 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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auto- 3

Pronunciation: /ˈɔːtəʊ/

combiningForm

Relating to cars: autocross

Origin

Abbreviation of automobile.

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