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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 are abnormal, absent

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What does the latin prefix "AD" mean?

Toward. Examples are: advance, admit.

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What does the latin prefix "ALTER" mean?

Another. Examples are: alternate, alter ego.

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What does the greek prefix "AMPHI" mean?

Around, both. Examples are: amphibian, amphora.

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What does the greek prefix "ANA" mean?

Up. Examples are: analogy, analyze.

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What does the latin prefix "ANTE" mean?

Before. Examples are: antenna, antedate.

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What does the greek prefix "ANTI" mean?

Against. Examples are: antidote, antifreeze.

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What does the latin prefix "CIRCUM" mean?

Around. Examples are: circumference, circumstance.

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What does the latin prefix "CO" mean?

With, together. Examples are: coexist, conscience.

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What does the latin prefix "CON" mean?

With, together. Examples are: connect, convert.

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What does the latin prefix "CONTRA" mean?

Against. Examples are: contradict, controversy.

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What does the latin prefix "DE" mean?

Down, down from. Examples are: delusion, depress.

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What does the greek prefix "DIA" mean?

Through. Examples are: dial, dialect.

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What does the latin prefix "DIS" mean?

Apart, away from. Examples are: disapprove, disagree.

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What does the greek prefix "DYS" mean?

Bad. Examples are: dyslexia, dyslogy.

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What does the latin prefix "E" mean?

Out of. Examples are: exit, escape.

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What does the greek prefix "EC" mean?

Outside. Examples are: ecosystem, ecology.

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What does the Greek prefix "EM" mean?

In, within. Examples are: eminent, empty.

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What does the greek prefix "EN" mean?

In, within. Examples are: entry, enemy.

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What does the greek prefix "EPI" mean?

Upon. Examples are: epidemic, emphasis.

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What does the latin prefix "EX" mean?

Out of, away from. Examples are: ex-girlfriend, exclude.

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What is the greek prefix "HYPER" mean?

Over. Examples are : hyperactive, hyperbole.

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What does the latin prefix "IN" mean?

In, into, on, against, not. Examples are: inertia, inside.

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What does the latin prefix "INTRO" mean?

Inside. Examples are: introduction, introspection.

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What does the latin prefix "OB" mean?

Against. Example are: oblivious, obligate.

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What does the latin prefix "OMNI" mean?

Every, all. Examples are: omnivores, omniscient.

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What does the latin prefix "PER" mean?

Through. Examples are: persistent, perfect.

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What does the greek prefix "PERSI" mean?

Around. Examples are: persistent, persimmon.

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What does the latin prefix "POST" mean?

After. Examples are: postpone, postdate.

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What does the latin prefix "PRE" mean?

Before. Examples are: preseason, prehistory.

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What does the latin prefix "RE" mean?

Back, again. Examples are: repeat, reload.

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What does the latin word "RETRO" mean?

Backwards. Examples are: retroactive, retrospect.

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What does the latin prefix "SUB" mean?

Beneath. Examples are: submarine, subconsciousness.

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

Above. Examples are: surprise, super-duper.

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What does the greek prefix "SYM" mean?

With, together. Examples are: symmetry, symbols.

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What does the greek prefix "SYN" mean?

With, together. Examples are: synonym, synthesis.

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What does the latin prefix "TRANS" mean?

Across. Examples are: transact, transfix.

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What does the greek prefix "TELE" mean?

Distant. Examples are: telephone, television.