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See also: Eco, ECO, eço, eco-, -eco, and éco-

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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Shortening of ecology

AdjectiveEdit

eco (comparative more eco, superlative most eco)

  1. Environmentally friendly or sensitive.
    • 2008, December 28, “Lucy Siegle”, in Why older isn't always wiser[1]:
      Except that the smart eco (and fiscal) thing to do is to wait until your current appliance has reached its break-even point []

Etymology 2Edit

From ECOWAS, the Economic Community of West African States, who propose to use the currency.

 
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NounEdit

eco (plural ecos)

  1. A proposed name for the common currency that the West African Monetary Zone plans to introduce in the framework of the Economic Community of West African States.

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CatalanEdit

NounEdit

eco m (plural ecos)

  1. echo

EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Back-formation from -eco (quality).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈe.t͡so/
  • Hyphenation: e‧co

NounEdit

eco (accusative singular econ, plural ecoj, accusative plural ecojn)

  1. quality, attribute

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ItalianEdit

NounEdit

eco f (plural echi)

  1. echo
  2. echoing sound
  3. (nautical) sounding (of the depth)

NounEdit

eco f (invariable)

  1. (Short form of: ecografia, medicine) ultrasound, ultrasonography

PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin echo, from Ancient Greek ἠχώ (ēkhṓ), from ἠχή (ēkhḗ, sound), from Proto-Indo-European *sweh₂gʰ-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

eco m (plural ecos)

  1. echo (a reflected sound that is heard again by its initial observer)

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin echo, from Ancient Greek ἠχώ (ēkhṓ).

NounEdit

eco m (plural ecos)

  1. echo

VenetianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Compare Italian eco

NounEdit

eco m (plural echi)

  1. echo

Etymology 2Edit

Compare Italian ecco

AdverbEdit

eco

  1. here
Derived termsEdit