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What does the latin prefix "ab" mean?

Away from
Ex. abnormal, absent

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What does the Greek prefix "A" mean?

Not, no.
Ex. Asocial, anarchy

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What does the LATIN prefix "A" mean?

Away from.
Ex. Against, alone

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Latin Prefix "AD"

Toward

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LATIN Root "Alter"

Another

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GREEK Root "AMPHI"

Around, both

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Greek root ANA

up

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Latin root ante

before

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Greek root anti

against

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Latin root CIRCUM

around
ex. circumference

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latin root CO

with together

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latin root CON

with, together

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Latin root "contra"

against

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Latin root de

down, down from

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Greek root "dia"

through

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Latin root "Dis"

apart, away from

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Greek root "DYS"

bad

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Latin root "E"

out of

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Greek root "EC"

outside

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Greek root "EM"

in, within

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Greek root " EN"

in, within
ex. enter, encased

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Greek root "EPI"

Upon
Ex. Epic, Epicenter

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Latin root "EX"

out of, away from
ex. Exterior, external

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Greek root "HYPER"

over
Ex. hyper-dominant, hyperactive

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Latin root "in"

in,into, on, against, not
ex. inside, interior

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latin root "intro"

inside
Ex. introduction, introductory

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Latin root "OB"

against
Ex. object, objection

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Latin root "omni"

every, all
Ex. omnipotent, omniscient

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Latin root "per"

through
ex. persist, persevere

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Greek root "peri"

around
ex.peripheral

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latin root "post"

after
Ex. post game, post production

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Latin root "pre"

before
Ex. pre-game, pre-production

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Latin root "Re"

back, again
Ex. reverse, revere

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Latin root "retro"

backwards
Ex. retrospect retribution

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Latin root "sub"

beneath
ex. subway, sublevel

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latinroot "super,Sur"

above
Ex. superimpose, superscript

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Greek root "sym"

with, together
Ex. symmetry, symmetrical

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Greek root "syn"

with, together
Ex.synonym, sympathy

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Latin root "trans"

Across
Ex. transcontinental, transatlantic

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Greek root "tele"

distant
Ex. telephone, telepromt