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wo

[woh] /woʊ/ Archaic.
noun, plural wos, interjection
1.
woe.

WO

or W.O

1.
wait order.
2.
War Office.
3.
Warrant Officer.

w/o

1.
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  • He won't refuse them; but if he does I shall hand him the envelope just the same.

  • I can show you people all right that won't ask to see your union card.

    The Spenders Harry Leon Wilson
  • "And we won't get a medal, either," Stan remarked as he matched O'Malley's grin.

  • People can talk all they want to about your bein' just a dub—I won't believe 'em.

    The Spenders Harry Leon Wilson
  • It's making something grow that won't hurt anybody when it's grown.

    The Prisoner Alice Brown
British Dictionary definitions for wo

wo

/wəʊ/
noun (pl) wos
1.
an archaic spelling of woe

WO

abbreviation
1.
War Office
2.
Warrant Officer
3.
wireless operator

w/o

abbreviation
1.
without
2.
written off
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wo in Technology
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Related Abbreviations for wo

wo

Wolof

WO

1.
warrant officer
2.
who (shortwave transmission)

w/o

without
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