a combining form borrowed from Greek where it meant “art,” “skill,” used in the formation of compound words with the meaning “technique,” “technology,” etc.: technography.
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Origin of techno-
combining form representing Greek téchnē art, skill. See technic
Words nearby techno-
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British Dictionary definitions for techno-
craft or arttechnology; technography
technological or technicaltechnocracy
relating to or using technologytechnophobia
Word Origin for techno-
from Greek tekhnē skill
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