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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 "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 Latin prefix "AD" mean?

Toward. Examples:adagio, adapt.

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What does the Latin prefix "ALTER" mean?

Another. Examples:alternation, alternative.

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What does the Greek prefix "AMPHI" mean?

Around, both. Examples: amphibian, amphimixis

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What does the Greek prefix "ANA" mean?

Up. Examples:analyze, analogue.

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What does the Latin prefix "ANTE" mean?

Before. Examples:antecedent, antebellum

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What does the Greek prefix "ANTI" mean?

Against. Examples:antiabortion, antibiotic

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What does the Latin prefix "CIRCUM" mean?

Around. Examples:circumstances, circumference.

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What does the Latin prefix "CO" mean?

With, together. Examples: coach, cooperate.

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What does the Latin prefix "CON" mean?

With together. Examples: conceited, conceive.

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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: descend, dead.

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What does the Greek prefix "DIA" mean?

Through. Examples: diagnose, diagonal.

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What does the Latin prefix "DIS" mean?

Apart, away from. Examples: discontinue, disarm.

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What does the Greek prefix "DYS" mean?

Bad. Examples: dysfunction, dyslexic.

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What does the Latin prefix "E" mean?

Out of. Examples: emit, exit.

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What does the Greek prefix "EC" mean?

Outside. Examples: ecosystem, ecology.

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What does the Greek prefix "EM" mean?

In, within. Examples: embrace, embassy.

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What does the Greek prefix "EN" mean?

In, within. Examples: enable, encase.

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What does the Greek prefix "EPI" mean?

Upon. Examples: epidermis, epic.

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What does the Latin prefix "EX" mean?

Out of, away from. Examples: expand, example.

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What does the Greek prefix "HYPER" mean?

Over. Examples: hyperextension, hyperdrive.

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What does the Latin prefix "IN" mean?

In, into, on, against, not. Examples: internal, international.

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What does the Latin prefix "INTRO" mean?

Inside. Examples: introduction, introgression.

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What does the Latin prefix "OB" mean?

Against. Examples: obstacle, obese.

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What does the Latin prefix "OMNI" mean?

Every, all. Examples: omnivore, omnipresent.

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What does the Latin prefix "PER" mean?

Through. Examples: percept, persecution.

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What does the Greek prefix "PERI" mean?

Around. Examples: periodical, periodic

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What does the Latin prefix "POST" mean?

After. Examples: postage, postal.

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What does the Latin prefix "PRE" mean?

Before. Examples: preamble, precaution.

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What does the Latin prefix "RE" mean?

Back, again. Examples: reverse, react.

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What does the Latin prefix "RETRO" mean?

Backwards. Examples: retrocede, retrodict, retrospect.

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What does the Latin prefix "SUB" mean?

Beneath. Examples: subaquatic, submarine.

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What do the Latin prefixes "SUPER, SUR" mean?

Above. Examples: superstitious, supercharge, surface, survive.

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What does the Greek prefix "SYM" mean?

With, together. Examples: symbol, symmetry.

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What does the Greek prefix "SYN" mean?

With, together. Examples: synagogue, synonym.

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What does the Latin prefix "TRANS" mean?

Across. Examples: transport, translate.

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What does the Greek prefix "TELE" mean?

Distant. Examples: telepathy, teleport.