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What does the latin prefix "A" mean?

Away from. Examples: against, alone

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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 "AB" mean?

away from. Example: abnormal, absent

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What does the latin prefix "AD" mean?

toward. Example: adhere, adolescent

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What does the latin prefix "ALTER" mean?

another. Example: alteration, alternative

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What does the greek prefix "AMPHI" mean?

around, both. Example: amphibian, amphitheater

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What does the greek prefix "ANA" mean?

up. Examples: analyze, analogy

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What does the latin prefix "ANTE" mean?

before. Examples: anterior, anteroom

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What does the greek prefix "ANTI" mean?

against. Examples: antisocial, antifreeze

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What does the latin prefix "CIRCUM" mean?

around. Examples: circumference, circumstance

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What does the latin prefix "CO" mean?

with, together. Examples: cooperate, copilot

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What does the latin prefix "CON" mean?

with, together. Examples: convention, connection

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What does the latin prefix "CONTRA" mean?

against. Examples: contrary, contrast

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What does the latin prefix "DE" mean?

down, down from. Examples: decrease, demerit

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What does the greek prefix "DIA" mean?

through. Examples: dialysis, diaphragm

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What does the latin prefix "DIS" mean?

apart, away from. Examples: disconnected, disinterested

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What does the greek prefix "DYS" mean?

bad. Examples: dysfunction, dyslexia

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What does the latin prefix "E" mean?

out of. Examples: example, ear

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What does the greek prefix "EC" mean?

outside. Examples: eccentric, eczema

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What does the greek prefix "EM" mean?

in, within. Examples: employee, emphasis

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What does the greek prefix "EN" mean?

in,within. Examples: enter, enterprise

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What does the greek prefix "EPI" mean?

upon. Examples: epilogue, epiphany

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What does the latin prefix "EX" mean?

out of, away from. Examples: example, extract

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What does the greek prefix "HYPER" mean?

over. Examples: hyperactive, hypertension

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What does the latin prefix "IN" mean?

in,into,on,against,not. Examples: invitation, interruption

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What does the latin prefix "INTRO" mean?

inside. Examples: introject, introvert

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What does the latin prefix "OB" mean?

against. Examples: obstacle, object

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What does the latin prefix "OMNI" mean?

every,all. Examples: omnipotent,omniscient

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What does the latin prefix "PER" mean?

through. Examples: persistent, permission

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What does the greek prefix "PERI" mean?

around. Examples: peripheral, perimeter

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What does the latin prefix "POST" mean?

after. Examples: postpone, postal

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What does the latin prefix "PRE" mean?

before. Examples: preschool, preseason

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What does the latin prefix "RE" mean?

back,again. Examples: rewind, return

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What does the latin prefix "RETRO" mean?

backwards. Examples: retrospect, retroactive

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What does the latin prefix "SUB" mean?

beneath. Examples: subway, subsection

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

above. Examples: superhero, superb, surpass, surreal

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What does the greek prefix "SYM" mean?

with, together. Examples: symmetrical, symbiote

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What does the greek prefix "SYN" mean?

with,together. Examples: synonym, synergy

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What does the latin prefix "TRANS" mean?

across. Examples: transit, translate

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What does the greek prefix "TELE" mean?

distant. Examples: telephone, telescope