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What is a prefix?

The beginning of a word that partly indicates its meaning.

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a-, an-

No, not, without

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aut-, auto

Self, auto

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dia-

Complete, through

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End-, endo-

Within

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Epi-

Above, upon

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Ex-, exo-

Out, outside of, outward

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Re-

Back, backward, again

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Retro-

Behind

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Sub-

Below, under

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Trans-

Across, through

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Ana-

Up

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Cata-

Down

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Hypo-

Below

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Inter-

Between

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Meta-

Change

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Ab-

Away

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Ad-

Toward

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Ante-

Before, forward

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Supra-

Above, upper

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Pros-

Before, forward

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Tachy-

Fast

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Ultra-

Beyond, excess

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Uni-

One

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Mal-

Bad

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Micro-

Small

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Neo-

New

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Pan-

All

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Para-

Abnormal, beside, near

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Per-

Through

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Peri-

Surrounding

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Poly-

Much, many

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Eu-

Good, normal

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Hemi-

Half

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Hyper-

Excessive, above

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In-

Not, into, within

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Infra-

Beneath, under

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Macro-

Large

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Anti-

Against

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Bi-

Two

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Brady-

Slow

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Con-

With together

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Contra-

Against, opposit

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De-

Down, lack of

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Dia-

Through, complete

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Dys-

Bad, painful, difficult, abnormal

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Ec-, Ecto-

Out, outside