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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: asocial, anarchy

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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: adapt, adhere

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What does the latin prefix "alter" mean?

Another
Examples: alternate, alter ego

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What does the Greek prefix "amphi" mean?

Around, both
Examples: amphibious, amphitheater

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What does the Greek prefix "ana" mean?

Up
Examples: analysis, analogue

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What does the latin prefix "ante" mean?

Before
Examples: antedate, antebellum

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What does the Greek prefix "anti" mean?

Against
Examples: antichrist, antibody

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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: connect, collide

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What does the latin prefix "con" mean?

With, together
Examples: connect, contain

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What does the latin prefix "contra" mean?

Against
Examples: contradiction, contrast

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What does the latin prefix "de" mean?

Down, down from
Examples: deflate, descend

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What does the Greek prefix "dia" mean?

Through
Examples: diameter, diocese

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What does the latin prefix "dis" mean?

Apart, away from
Examples: disperse, disinherit

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What does the Greek prefix "dys" mean?

Bad
Examples: dysentery, dystrophy

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What does the latin prefix "E" mean?

Out of
Examples: eject, elect

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What does the Greek prefix "ec" mean?

Outside
Examples: eccentric, ectoplasm

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What does the Greek prefix "em" mean?

In, within
Examples: emblem, emerge

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What does the Greek prefix "en" mean?

In, within
Examples: energy, enter

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What does the Greek prefix "epi" mean?

Upon
Examples: epidemic, epidermis

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What does the latin prefix "ex" mean?

Out of, away from
Examples: exit, exotic

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What does the Greek prefix "hyper" mean?

Over
Examples: hyperactive, hypermetric

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What does the latin prefix "in" mean?

In, into, on, against, not
Examples: inaction, inflate

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What does the latin prefix "intro" mean?

Inside
Examples: introduction, 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: perfume, pervert

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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, postnatal

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What does the latin prefix "pre" mean?

Before
Examples: precede, pretend

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What does the latin prefix "re" mean?

Back, again
Examples: repel, record

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What does the latin prefix "retro" mean?

Backwards
Examples: retrogressive, retrospect

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What does the latin prefix "sub" mean?

Beneath
Examples: subway, submarine

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What does the latin prefix "super, sur" mean?

Above
Examples: superior, superhero

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What does the Greek prefix "sym" mean

With, together
Examples: sympathy, symbiosis

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What does the Greek prefix "syn" mean?

With, together
Examples: synonym, synagogue

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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: telephone, teleport