This suffix may also be spelled "-phil.”
A suffix is an affix that is added to the end of a word to create a new word with a different meaning (e.g. philia, ism).
1. (lover of or enthusiast for)
a. -filo
Bruce is a Francophile Englishman. He loves French wines, breads, and cheeses.Bruce es un inglés francófilo. Le encantan los vinos, panes y quesos franceses.
Ronda is a bibliophile. She has a spectacular personal library.Ronda es una bibliófila. Tiene una biblioteca personal espectacular.
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...phile [faɪl]
francophile francófiloafrancófila (m) (f);a francófila
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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