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kilo-

Pronunciation: /ˈkɪləʊ, ˈkiːləʊ/

Definition of kilo- in English:

combiningForm

(Used commonly in units of measurement) denoting a factor of 1,000: kilojoule kilolitre

Origin

via French from Greek khilioi 'thousand'.

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