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theo-

1.
a combining form meaning “god,” used in the formation of compound words:
theocrat.
Also, especially before a vowel, the-.
Origin
< Greek, combining form of theós
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British Dictionary definitions for theo

theo-

combining form
1.
indicating God or gods: theology
Word Origin
from Greek theos god
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theo in Technology

A frame language.
["Theo: A Framework for Self-Improving Systems", Mitchell et al, in Architectures for Intelligence, K. VanLehn ed, Erlbaum, 1989].
(1994-12-14)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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