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Il

Symbol, Chemistry.
1.

IL

1.
Illinois (approved especially for use with zip code).

il-1

1.
variant of in-2. (by assimilation) before l: illation.

il-2

1.
variant of in-3. (by assimilation) before l: illogical.

-il

1.
variant of -ile:
civil.
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  • Having nothing to do, Il Conde came to see me off at the station.

    A Set of Six Joseph Conrad
  • The occasional forms in 'er' and 'Il' wIll have simIlar power (acer, basIl).

    Proserpina, Volume 1 John Ruskin
  • "Il y a une réponse—there is an answer," said the messenger.

  • "Il vient," I repeated, thinking now that all the three had run mad.

    Simon Dale

    Anthony Hope
  • And who set fire to ze ship, s'Il vous plait, when you refused?

    The Mask

    Arthur Hornblow
British Dictionary definitions for Il

il

abbreviation
1.
Israel

IL

abbreviation
1.
Illinois
2.
Israel (international car registration)

il-

prefix
1.
variant of in-1 , in-2
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Word Origin and History for Il

il-

assimilated form of Latin prefix in- used with words beginning in l-; see in-.

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Il in Medicine

IL abbr.
interleukin

il- 1
pref.
Variant of in-1.

il- 2
pref.
Variant of in-2.

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