Other definitions for neo- (2 of 2)
a combining form meaning “new,” “recent,” “revived,” “modified,” used in the formation of compound words: neo-Darwinism; Neolithic; neoorthodoxy; neophyte.
Chemistry. a combining form used in the names of isomers having a carbon atom attached to four carbon atoms: neoarsphenamine.
- Also especially before a vowel, ne-.
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How to use NEO in a sentence
Duke was a state representative whose NEO-Nazi alliances were disgorged in media reports during his run for governor in 1991.
Although Southern did not automatically equal NEO-Confederate, at times the distinction could easily get lost.Steve Scalise Shows There’s a Fine Line Between Confederate & Southern | Lloyd Green | January 2, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
But damn, the music is catchy—a NEO-soul aural assault of horns, electro swirls, yelps, funky basslines, and harmonized vocals.The 14 Best Songs of 2014: Bobby Shmurda, Future Islands, Drake, and More | Marlow Stern | December 31, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In contrast to Obamacare, a NEO-WPA would have been a difficult target for the GOP.
Donetsk, formerly a make-believe republic, is turning into a little NEO-Soviet state.
The NEO-conservative programme should tell us what is meant by the liberties of the people.
This is what the "NEO-conservatives" propose to do with their recent discovery.
This is a field in which NEO-conservatism can reap no harvest.
It was in the NEO valley that the supreme efforts of the earthquake were manifested.A Study of Recent Earthquakes | Charles Davison
If it bear the distinct marks of being a NEO-platonic pastiche, we may reject it without hesitation.Myth, Ritual, and Religion, Vol. 1 | Andrew Lang
British Dictionary definitions for neo-
(sometimes capital) new, recent, or a new or modern form or development: neoclassicism; neocolonialism
(usually capital) the most recent subdivision of a geological period: Neogene
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