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typo

[tahy-poh] /ˈtaɪ poʊ/
noun, plural typos. Informal.
Origin of typo
1890-1895
1890-95; shortened form; see -o

typo-

1.
a combining form representing type, in compound words:
typography, typology.
Compare -type.
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typo

/ˈtaɪpəʊ/
noun (pl) -pos
1.
(informal) a typographical error Also called (Brit) literal

typo.

abbreviation
1.
variants of typ.
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Word Origin and History for typo
n.

1816, short for typographer; 1892 as short for typographical error (see typography).

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typo in Technology
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Related Abbreviations for typo

typo

typographical [error]

typo.

1.
typographer
2.
typography
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