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variant of com- before a consonant (except b, h, l, p, r) and, by assimilation, before n: convene; condone; connection.
Origin of con-
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British Dictionary definitions for con-


a variant of com-
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word-forming element meaning "together, with," sometimes merely intensive; the form of com- used in Latin before consonants except -b-, -p-, -l-, -m-, or -r-. In native English formations, co- tends to be used where Latin would use con- (e.g. costar).

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con- in Medicine

con- pref.
Variant of com-.

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