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wilco

[wil-koh] /ˈwɪl koʊ/
interjection
1.
(especially in radio transmission) an indication that the message just received will be complied with.
Origin of wilco
1935-1940
First recorded in 1935-40; short for will comply
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wilco

/ˈwɪlˌkəʊ/
interjection
1.
an expression in signalling, telecommunications, etc, indicating that a message just received will be complied with Compare roger
Word Origin
C20: abbreviation for I will comply
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Word Origin and History for wilco

1946, in two-way radio slang, abbreviation and conflation of will comply.

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