hypo hypo  /ˈhaɪ poʊ/


  1. (n) a compound used as a fixing agent in photographic developing
  2. (n) a piston syringe that is fitted with a hypodermic needle for giving injections


  1. One is that Malia is allergic, so it has to be hypo-allergenic.
  2. She throws some of her husband's hypo in his face, temporarily blinding him.
  3. Endocrinologists have discovered that young hypo-pituitarians, if untreated, become very fat, sexually undeveloped.


  1. Hypo Alpe CEO Resigns as Austria Readies Further Aid

    The chief executive officer of Hypo Alpe-Adria-Bank International AG resigned after the nationalized lender warned of losses caused by concessions Austria proposed to win European Union approval for state aid.
    on July 2, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  2. Austria Faces Capital Needs Caused by New Hypo Alpe Plan

    Austria filed a new proposal to gain European Union approval for about 2.2 billion euros ($2.9 billion) in state aid for Hypo Alpe-Adria-Bank International AG by accelerating disposals and halting some new business.
    on July 1, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  3. Hypo Alpe Said to Require as Much as $2.6 Billion Extra Capital

    Hypo Alpe-Adria-Bank International AG, the nationalized Austrian lender, may need as much as 2 billion euros ($2.6 billion) in extra capital due to concessions Austria will make to win state aid approval from the European Union.
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Bloomberg


  1. "We will not allow the problems of one financial institution to affect the entire system. For that reason we are working hard to secure Hypo Real Estate," said Ms Merkel. "We are saying to all savings account holders that your deposits are...
    on Oct 5, 2008 By: Angela Merkel Source: Independent

  2. "We must now try - beyond a single solution at Hypo Real Estate - to stretch a shield across Germany as a whole, so we do not stagger from one case to the next," Steinbrueck said on Deutschlandfunk radio.
    on Oct 6, 2008 By: Peer Steinbrueck Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. Seehofer confirmed in a news conference in Munich that he talked to Trichet and Weber about Hypo, and reiterated their argument: "A (hypo) insolvency would have had severe consequences for the euro zone banking sector."
    on Dec 14, 2009 By: Horst Seehofer Source: Forbes

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