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What does the latin prefix "A" mean?

Away from. Examples: Against, alone.

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What does the latin prefix "ab" mean?

from; away from. Examples: abnormal, absent.

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What does the Greek prefix "A" mean?

Not, no. Examples: Asocial, anarchy.

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What does the latin prefix "ad" mean?

toward. Examples: address, advance.

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What does the latin prefix "alter" mean?

another. Examples: alternate, alter ego, alter.

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What does the Greek prefix "amphi" mean?

around, both. Examples: amphibious, amphibole.

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What does the Greek prefix "ana" mean?

up. Examples: anabasis, analogy.

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What does latin prefix "ante" mean?

before. Examples: antecedent, anterior.

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What does the Greek prefix "anti" mean?

against. Examples: antifreeze, antisocial.

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What does the latin prefix "circum" mean?

around. Examples: circumference, circumnavigate.

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What does the latin prefix "co" mean?

with, together. Examples: cooperate, compress.

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What does the latin prefix "con" mean?

with, together. Examples: connect, contain.

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What does the latin prefix "contra" mean?

against. Examples: contrary, contradict.

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What does the latin prefix "de" mean?

down, down from. Examples: descend, demote.

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What does the Greek prefix "dia" mean?

through. Examples: diagnose, diameter.

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What is the latin prefix "dis" mean?

away, apart from. Examples: disperse, disagree.

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What does the Greek prefix "dys" mean?

bad. Examples: dysentery, dyslexia.

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What does the latin prefix "e" mean?

out of. Examples: express, external.

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What does the Greek prefix "ec" mean?

outside. Examples: eccentric, ecology.

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What does the Greek prefix "em" mean?

in, within. Examples: empathy, emphasis.

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What does the Greek prefix "en" mean?

in, within. Examples: endoskeleton, enslaved.

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What does the Greek prefix "epi"mean?

upon. Examples: epicycle, epidermis.

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What does the latin prefix "ex" mean?

out of, away from. Examples: expel, exclude.

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What does the Greek prefix "hyper" mean?

over. Examples: hyperbole, hyperactive.

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What does the latin prefix "in" mean?

in, into, on, against, not. Examples: inhale, invite.

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What does the latin prefix "intro" mean?

inside. Examples: introgression, introvert.

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What does the latin prefix "ob" mean?

against. Examples: object, obstinate.

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What does the latin prefix "omni" mean?

every, all. Examples: omnipresent, omnipotence.

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What does the latin prefix "per" mean?

through. Examples: persistent, persuade.

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What does the Greek prefix "peri" mean?

around. Examples: perimeter, periscope.

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What does the latin prefix "post" mean?

after. Examples: postpone, postnatal.

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What does the latin prefix "pre" mean?

before. Examples: precede, previous.

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What does the latin prefix "re" mean?

back, again. Examples: repeat, reconstruct

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What does the latin prefix "retro" mean?

backwards. Examples: retrogression, retrospective.

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What does the latin prefix "sub"mean?

beneath. Examples: submerge, subtract.

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What does the latin prefix "super", "sur" mean?

above. Examples: supersede, supernatural, survive, surpass

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What does the Greek prefix "sym" mean?

with, together. Examples: sympathy,symbolic

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What does the greek prefix "syn" mean?

with, together. Examples: synonym, synchronize

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What does the Latin prefix "trans" mean?

across. Examples: transfusion, transport.

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What does the Greek prefix "tele" mean?

distant. Examples: telephone, telegram