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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 are abnormal, absent.

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what does the Greek prefix "a" mean?

not, no. Examples are: asocial, anarchy

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what does the latin prefix "ad" mean?

toward. examples are: advance, address.

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what does the latin prefix "alter" mean?

another. examples are: alter-ego, alternate.

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what does the greek prefix "amphi" mean?

around, both. examples are: amphibian, amphitheater.

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what does the Greek prefix "ana" mean?

up. examples anabasis, anagenesis.

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what does the latin prefix "ante" mean?

before. examples are: antecedent, anterior.

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what does the Greek prefix "anti" mean?

against. Examples are: antibiotic, antisocial.

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what is the latin prefix "circum" mean?

around. Examples are: circumlunar, circumference.

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What does the Latin prefix "co" mean?

With, together. Examples are; coadjutor, company

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What does the Latin prefix "con" mean?

With, together. Examples are; construct, connect.

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What does the latin prefix "contra" mean?

Against. Examples are: contrast, contradict.

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What does the Latin prefix "de" mean?

Down, down from. Examples are; decrease, decay.

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What does the Greek prefix "dia" mean?

Through. Examples are; diagram, diagnosis.

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What does the Latin prefix "dis" mean?

Apart, away from. Examples are distant, distract

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What does the Greek prefix "dys" mean?

Bad. Examples are; dysfunction, dyslexia.

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What does the Latin prefix "e" mean?

Out of. Examples are; empty, eternal.

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What does the Greek prefix "ec" mean?

Outside. Examples are; ecosystem, ecocide.

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What does the Greek prefix "em" mean?

In within. Examples are; embed., embody.

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what does the greek prefix "en" mean?

in within. examples are: enter, encage

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what does the greek prefix "epi" mean?

upon. examples are: epidemic, epidural.

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what does the latin prefix "ex" mean?

out of, away from. examples are exit, extinct.

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what does the greek prefix "hyper" mean?

over. examples are: hyperactive, hyperventilate.

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what does the latin prefix "in" mean?

in, into, on, against, not. examples are inside, inaccurate.

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what does the latin prefix "intro" mean?

inside. examples are: introvert, introgression.

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what does the latin prefix "ob" mean?

against. examples are obedient, objection.

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what does the latin prefix "omni" mean?

every, all. examples are omnivore, omnificient.

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what does the latin prefix "per" mean?

through. examples are: percept, perform.

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what does the greek prefix "peri" mean?

around. examples are: perimeter, peripheral.

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what does the latin prefix "post" mean?

after. examples are: postdate, posterity.

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what does the latin prefix "pre" mean?

before. examples are: preamble, precedent.

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what does the latin prefix "re" mean?

back, again. examples are: reverse, reinstate.

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what does the latin prefix "retro" mean?

backwards. examples are: retrocede, retrospect.

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what does the latin prefix "sub" mean?

beneath. examples are sub-atmospheric, subcritical.

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

above. examples are: surpass, surreal, superb, supernatural.

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what does the greek prefix "sym" mean?

with, together. examples are: symmetry, sympathy.

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what does the greek prefix "syn" mean?

with, together. examples are: synchronize, synonym.

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what does the latin prefix "trans" mean?

across. examples are: transportations, transplant.

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what does the greek meaning "tele" mean?

distant. examples are: telegram, telepathy.