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 History of this Word

"techno" is from "tekhnologia" (systematic treatment of an art or craft) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.


In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.

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grammar is modifier

"techno-" is a type of prefix


A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "technology" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.

Examples of how the word is used

techno- illustration But that's a minor technicality.
techno- illustration Many excellent critics decry what they consider to be the proliferation of 'technobabble'.