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A-, an-

Lack of, without, not

2

Ante-

Before, in front of, or forward

3

Anti-

Opposing or against

4

Bi-

Double, two, twice, both

5

Co-, con-, com-

Together or with

6

De-

Down, or from

7

Di-

Twice or two

8

Extra-, extro-

Beyond, outside of, or outward

9

Hemi-, semi-

Half, half of

10

Hyper-

Above, excessive, beyond

11

Hyp-, hypo-

Below, beneath, deficient

12

Infra-

Below or beneath

13

Inter-

Between

14

Intra-

Within, inside

15

Intro-

Into, or within

16

Macro-

Large

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Micro-, micr-

Tiny, small

18

Post-

After, or following, behind

19

Pre-, pro-

In front of, before, preceding

20

Retro-

Behind, backward

21

Semi-

Half

22

Trans-

Through or across

23

Tri-

Three

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Ultra-

Excessive, beyond