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31

What does the Latin prefix POST mean?

After
Ex: postpone, postage

32

What does the Latin prefix PRE mean?

Before
Ex: prehistory, predict

33

What does the Latin prefix RE mean?

Back, again
Ex: reevaluate, rebirth

34

What does the Latin prefix RETRO mean?

Backwards
Ex: retrospect, retroactive

35

What does the Latin prefix SUB mean?

Beneath
Ex: submarine, submerge

36

What does the Latin prefix SUPER, SUR, mean?

Above
Ex: superficial, surface

37

What does the Latin prefix SYM mean?

With, together
Ex: symmetric, sympathetic

38

What does the Greek prefix SYN mean?

With together
Ex: synchronize, synonym

39

What does the Latin prefix TRANS mean?

Across
Ex: transmit, transfer

40

What does the Greek prefix TELE mean?

Distant
Ex: telescope, telephone