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suffix -philia pronunciation in British English /ˈfɪliə/
  1. 1
    used for making nouns describing a form of sexual activity that is not considered normal
    paedophilia (=sexual feelings towards children)
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  2. 2
    used for making nouns describing some medical conditions
    haemophilia (=a condition in which you bleed too much when you are injured)
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