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- suffix Alternative form of
-logy, used for phonological reasons when the preceding morpheme ends in certain consonant sounds.
- suffix added to an ordinary English word to create a name for a (possibly non-existent) field of study
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-o- ("(interconsonantal)") + -logy.
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Missing, in other words, is a theory of technology—an “-ology” of technology.
The Nature of Technology W. Brain Arthur 2009
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