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compo

[ kom-poh ]
/ ˈkɒm poʊ /
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noun, plural com·pos.

composition material.

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Origin of compo

By shortening; cf. -o
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British Dictionary definitions for compo

compo
/ (ˈkɒmpəʊ) /

noun plural -pos

a mixture of materials, such as mortar, plaster, etc
Australian and NZ informal compensation, esp for injury or loss of work

adjective

military intended to last for several dayscompo rations; a compo pack

Word Origin for compo

short for composition, compensation, composite
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