απο-

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Greek[edit]

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απο- (apo-)

  1. from, ex-
    απο- (apo-) + ‎κλίση (klísi, bending, inclination) → ‎απόκλιση (apóklisi, deviation, divergence)
    απο- (apo-) + ‎κόβω (kóvo, to cut) → ‎αποκόβω (apokóvo, to wean, to cut off)
  2. negation, removal, reversal
    απο- (apo-) + ‎κεφάλι (kefáli, head) → ‎αποκεφαλίζω (apokefalízo, to decapitate)
  3. intensification, completion, looking forward
    απο- (apo-) + ‎τελειώνω (teleióno, to finish) → ‎αποτελειώνω (apoteleióno, to consummate)

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