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variant of philo- before a vowel: philanthropy.


variant of -phile: eosinophil.
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World English Dictionary
abbreviation for
1.  philosophy
2.  philharmonic

abbreviation for
1.  Philippians
2.  Philippines
3.  Philadelphia
4.  Philharmonic

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American Heritage
Abbreviations & Acronyms
  1. philological

  2. philology

  3. philosopher

  4. philosophical

  5. philosophy

  1. Philippians

  2. Philippines

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Example sentences for phil
Phil invites will back to his lodgings in the hotel where phil works as a waiter.
Chris, matt, and phil, the founders of blue man group, as referred to by their fans.
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