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Phil

noun
Philosophy
 
Used in an academic context to describe a class in the philosophy department. Clipping here is used for convenience of speaking, and sometimes to refer to the department name (ie: PHIL 101).
Etymology : Clipped from Latin "philo" (loving) plus "sophia" (knowledge) philosophy
Source : "I have a Phil paper due next week" Conversation with roommate 10/13/10
Last modified: 9 December 2010


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