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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:Advertisement, Address, Advance

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What does the Latin prefix "ALTER" mean?

Another
Examples: Alternate, Alternative, Alteration

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What does the Greek prefix "AMPHI" mean?

Around, Both
Examples: Amphitheater, Amphibian

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What does the Greek prefix "ANA" mean?

Up
Examples:Analysis, Anabasis

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What does the Latin prefix "ANTE" mean?

Before
Examples:Antechamber, Antecedent

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What does the Greek prefix "ANTI" mean?

Against
Examples: Anti-war, Anticlimax

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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: Coauthor, Cowriter, Cooperate

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What does the Latin prefix "CON" mean?

With, Together
Examples: Conjugate, Conjoined, Connect, Convention, Conference

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What does the Latin prefix "CONTRA" mean?

Against
Examples: Contradiction, Contraband, Contrast

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What does the Latin prefix "DE" mean?

Down, Down from
Examples: Descend, Descender, Deplete, Decline, Demote

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What does the Greek prefix "DIA" mean?

Through
Examples: Diagonal, Diameter

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What does the Latin prefix "DIS" mean?

Apart, Away from
Examples: Dishearten, Discontent, Dishonest

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What does the Greek prefix "DYS" mean?

Bad
Example: Dysfunction, Dyspepsia (Indigestion), Dysentry

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What does the Latin prefix "E" mean?

Out of
Example: Eloquent, Eject, Eternal, Erase, Emit

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What does the Greek prefix "EC" mean?

Outside
Example:Ecosystem, Ecology, Eccentric

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What does the Greek prefix "EM" mean?

In, within
Examples: Emphasis, Emblaze, Embark, Embed

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What does the Greek prefix "EN" mean?

In, Within
Examples: Encased, Encapsulate, Enclosed, Enter, Engaged

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What does the Greek prefix "EPI" mean?

Upon
Examples: Epidermis, Epidemic, Epicenter

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What does the Latin prefix "EX" mean?

Out of, Away from
Examples: Exclude, Except, Exit, Extinct

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What does the Greek prefix "HYPER" mean?

Over
Examples: Hyperbole, Hypercritical

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What does the Latin prefix "IN" mean?

In, Into, On, Against, Not
Examples: Inside, Inbreathe, Invite, Inspect

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What does the Latin prefix "INTRO" mean?

Inside
Examples: Introvert, Introversion, Introject

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What does the Latin prefix "OB" mean?

Against
Examples: Obdurate, Obscene, Object

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What does the Latin prefix "OMNI" mean?

Every, All
Examples: Omnivore, Omnidirectional

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What does the Latin prefix "PER" mean?

Through
Examples: Perforate, Percolate, Persuasive

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What does the Greek prefix "PERI" mean?

Around
Examples: Perimeter, Peripheral

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What does the Latin prefix "POST" mean?

After
Examples: Post-Game, Postwar

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What does the Latin prefix "PRE" mean?

Before
Examples: Pre-game, Pre-Owned, Prefix, Preschool

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What does the Latin prefix "RE" mean?

Back, Again
Examples: Redo, Reprint, Reverse

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What does the Latin prefix "RETRO" mean?

Backwards
Examples: Retroactive, Retrospect

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What does the Latin prefix "SUB" mean?

Beneath
Example:Subtle, Subterranean, Subway, Submerge

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What does the Latin prefix "SUPER, SUR" mean?

Above
Examples: Superb, Supernormal, SuperNatural
Surpass, Surmount, Surreal

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What does the Greek prefix "SYM" mean?

With, Together
Examples: Symphony, Symbol, Symmetry

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What does the Greek prefix "SYN" mean?

With, Together
Examples: Synagogue, Synthesis

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What does the Latin prefix "TRANS" mean?

Across
Examples: Trans-Antlantic, Transfer, Transit

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What does the Greek prefix "TELE" mean?

Distant
Examples: Telephone, Telescope, Telegram, Teleport