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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. Ex: asocial, anarchy

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What does the latin prefix "Ab" mean?

Away from. Ex: absent, abnormal

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What does the latin prefix "Ad" mean?

Toward. Ex: Administer, admire

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What does the latin prefix "alter" mean?

another. Ex: alternate, alterations

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What does the greek prefix "amphi" mean?

Around, both. Ex: Amphitheater, amphibian

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What does the greek prefix "ana" mean?

Up. Ex: analogy, anabasis

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What does the latin prefix "ante" mean?

Before. Ex: antecede, antechamber

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"anti" greek

Against. Ex: antisocial, antibiotic

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"Circum" latin

Around. Ex: circumference, circumnavigate

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"Co" latin

With, together. Ex: company, coauthor

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"Con" latin

With, together. Ex: construct, contemporary

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"Contra" latin

Against. Ex: contradict, contrast.

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"De" latin

Down, down from. Ex: depart, deport.

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"Dia" Greek

Through. ex: diameter, dialogue

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"Dis" Latin

Apart, away from. Ex: dislocate, dishonest

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"Dys" greek

Bad. Ex: Dyslexia, dysentery

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"E" Latin

Out of. Ex: evacuate, emission

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"Ec" Greek

Outside. Ex: ecstatic, economy

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"Em" greek

In, within. Ex: emotional, emblem.

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"En" Greek

In, within Ex: enter, endothermic

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"Epi" Greek

Upon. Ex: epilogue, epidemic

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"Ex" Latin

Out of, away from. Ex: exterior, exit

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"Hyper" Greek

Over. Ex: hyperactive, hyperhydrosis

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"In" Latin

In, into, onto, against, not. Ex: interior, inside

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"intro" Latin

Inside. Ex: introduction, introvert

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"ob" Latin

Against. Ex: obvious, oblivious.

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"omni" Latin

Every, all. Ex: omnivore, omnigraph

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"per" Latin

Through. Ex: perspective, persuasive.

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"peri" Greek

Around. Ex: perimeter, peripheral

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"post" Latin

After. Ex: postpartum, postponed.

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"pre" Latin

Before. Ex: prehistoric, preschool

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"re" Latin

Back, again. Ex: reconstruct, recharge. Reverse

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"retro"Latin

Backwards. Ex: retrogressive, retroversion

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"sub" Latin

Beneath. Ex: subatomic, subtract, submarine

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"super,sur" Latin

Above. Ex: superlative, superhuman, surreal, surpass

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"sym" Greek

With, together. Ex: symbol, symmetry

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"syn" Greek

With, together. Ex: synchronize, synonym.

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"trans" Latin

Across. Ex: transfer, transport

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"tele" Greek

Distant. Ex: television, telescope, teleport