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Phil

[ fil ]
/ fɪl /
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noun

a male given name, form of Philip.

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Definition for Phil (2 of 4)

phil-

variant of philo- before a vowel: philanthropy.

Definition for Phil (3 of 4)

phil.

abbreviation

philosophical.
philosophy.

Definition for Phil (4 of 4)

Phil.

abbreviation

Bible. Philemon.
Philip.
Bible. Philippians.
Philippine.
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British Dictionary definitions for Phil (1 of 2)

phil.

abbreviation for

philosophy
philharmonic

British Dictionary definitions for Phil (2 of 2)

Phil.

abbreviation for

Philippians
Philippines
Philadelphia
Philharmonic
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