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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bio (plural bios)

  1. Clipping of biography.
  2. biographical sketch
  3. (informal) Clipping of biology.
    I've got a bio exam in the morning.
  4. (South Africa, informal) bioscope; cinema
    • 1995, HerStoriA: South African women's journal (volumes 1-3, page 31)
      Sometimes Estelle had to help her mother on Saturdays and Irwin went to classes for ultra-brainy children, but Alan and I always went to the bio.

AdjectiveEdit

bio (not comparable)

  1. (informal) biological.
    a bio detergent

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ChineseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the clipping of English biology.

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

bio

  1. (Hong Kong Cantonese, colloquial) biology

SynonymsEdit


DanishEdit

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Clipping of biologique

AdjectiveEdit

bio (invariable)

  1. (colloquial) biological
  2. (ecology) organic

Etymology 2Edit

Clipping of biologie

NounEdit

bio f (plural bios)

  1. (colloquial) biology

Etymology 3Edit

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NounEdit

bio m (plural bios)

  1. (informal) the organic movement
  2. (informal) organic food

Etymology 4Edit

Clipping of biographie

NounEdit

bio f (plural bios)

  1. (colloquial, abbreviation) biography

Further readingEdit

AnagramsEdit


Guerrero AmuzgoEdit

NounEdit

bio

  1. time

ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bio (invariable)

  1. (informal) Abbreviation of biologico; organic, biological

ManxEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish béo.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bio

  1. alive
  2. live

NounEdit

bio m (genitive singular [please provide], plural [please provide])

  1. living person

MutationEdit

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bio vio mio
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Serbo-CroatianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bîo/
  • Hyphenation: bi‧o

AdjectiveEdit

bȉo (definite bijȇlī, comparative bjèljī, Cyrillic spelling би̏о)

  1. Alternative form of bijȇl.

ParticipleEdit

bio (Cyrillic spelling био)

  1. masculine singular active past participle of biti

SpanishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bio (invariable)

  1. bio (biological)

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Clipping of biograf (movie theater).

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

bio c

  1. the movies
    Jag ska på bio ikväll, vill du hänga med?
    I'm going to the movies tonight, you wanna join?

Usage notesEdit

For the plural, the suppletive form biografer is usually used, similar to many other Swedish words ending on /ʊ/, compare radio.

DeclensionEdit

Declension of bio 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative bio bion
Genitive bios bions

Derived termsEdit