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What does the Greek prefix "A" mean?

It means "not, no".
Ex: Asocial, anrachy

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What does the Latin prefix "A" mean?

Away from.
Ex: against, alone

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What does the Latin prefix "ab" mean?

From;away from
Ex: abnormal, absent.

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What does the prefix "AD" mean?

Towards.
Ex: Adhere, Adverb

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What does the Latin prefix"Alter" mean?

Another
Ex:Alter ego, Alteration

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What does the Greek prefix "Amphi" mean?

Around; Both
Ex: Amphibiotic, Amphithecia

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What does the Greek prefix "Ana" mean?

Up
Ex: analogy, analogue

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What does the latin prefix ANTE mean?

Before
Ex:antecedent, ante

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What does the Greek prefix ANTI mean?

Against
Ex: antiestablishment, antibiotic

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What does the latin prefix CIRCUM mean?

Around
Ex: circumstances, circumference

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What does the Latin prefix CO mean?

With, Together
Ex: Coalition, coworker

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What does the latin prefix CON mean?

With, together
Ex: consistent, contribute

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What does the latin prefix CONTRA mean?

Against
Ex: contradict, contrast

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What does the Latin prefix DE mean?

Down, down from
Ex: descend, decompose

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What does the Greek prefix DIA mean?

Through
Ex: dialogue, diagnose

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Hat does the Latin prefix DIS mean?

Away, apart from
Ex: disestablishment, disability

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What does the Greek prefix DYS mean?

Bad
Ex:dyslexic, dysfunction

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What does the Latin prefix E mean?

Out of
Ex: enhance, exit

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What does the Greek prefix EC mean?

Outside
Ex:ecosystem,ecology

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What does the Greek prefix EM mean?

In, within
Ex: embellish, emancipate

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What does the Greek prefix EN mean?

In, Within
Ex: endoscopy, endocrinologist

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What does the Greek prefix EPI mean?

Upon
Ex: epidermis, epicenter

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What does the Latin prefix EX mean?

Out of, away from
Ex: exile, exception

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What does the Greek prefix HYPER mean?

Over
Ex: hyperventilate, hypothermia

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What does the Latin prefix IN mean?

In, into, on, against, not
Ex: inception, incapable

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What does the Latin prefix INTRO mean?

Inside
Ex: introduction, introduce

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What does the Latin prefix OB mean?

Against
Ex: obstruct, obstacle

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What does the Latin prefix OMNI mean?

Every all
Ex: omnivore, omniscent

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What does the Latin prefix PER mean?

Through
Ex:perspective, perform

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What does the Greek prefix PERI mean?

Around
Ex: perimeter, peripheral

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What does the Latin prefix POST mean?

After
Ex: postpone, postage

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What does the Latin prefix PRE mean?

Before
Ex: prehistory, predict

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What does the Latin prefix RE mean?

Back, again
Ex: reevaluate, rebirth

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What does the Latin prefix RETRO mean?

Backwards
Ex: retrospect, retroactive

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What does the Latin prefix SUB mean?

Beneath
Ex: submarine, submerge

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What does the Latin prefix SUPER, SUR, mean?

Above
Ex: superficial, surface

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What does the Latin prefix SYM mean?

With, together
Ex: symmetric, sympathetic

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What does the Greek prefix SYN mean?

With together
Ex: synchronize, synonym

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What does the Latin prefix TRANS mean?

Across
Ex: transmit, transfer

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What does the Greek prefix TELE mean?

Distant
Ex: telescope, telephone