There are 2 definitions of auto in English:

auto1

Syllabification: au·to
Pronunciation: /ˈôtō
 
/

noun (plural autos)

[usually as modifier] informal , chiefly North American
  • An automobile: 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:

auto-2

Syllabification: auto-

combining form

  • Relating to cars: autocross

Origin

abbreviation of automobile.

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