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Latin prefix "A"

Away from.

Examples: Against, alone

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Latin prefix "ab"

From; away from.

Examples: abnormal, absent

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Greek prefix "A"

Not, no.

Examples: Asocial, anarchy

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latin prefix "ad"

Toward.

Examples: advantage, addition, adapt, admit, adhere

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Latin prefix "alter"

Another.

Examples: Alternative, alter ego

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Greek prefix Amphi

Around, both

Examples: Amphitheater, amphibian

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Greek prefix "Ana"?

Up.

Examples: Analysis, analog, analogy

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Latin prefix "ante"?

Before.

Examples: Antebellum (before war), antedate

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Greek prefix "anti"?

Against.

Examples: antibiotic, anti-semitism

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Latin prefix "Circum"

Around.

Examples: circumcise, circumference, circumstance,

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Latin prefix "Co"

With, together

Examples: co-operate, company, co-exist, co-pilate

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Latin prefix "con"

With, together.

Example: connect, contain, content, construct

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Latin prefix "Contra"

Against.

Examples: contradiction, contrary, contraband

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Latin prefix "De"

Down, down from.

Examples: descend, decrease, deform

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Greek prefix "Dia"

Through.

Examples: diameter, diagram, diagonal, diagraph

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Latin prefix "Dis"

Apart, away from.

Examples: disperse, disinherit, disinfect, discontinue

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Greek prefix "Dys"

Bad.

Examples: dysentery (an illness that affects your stomach, until you cannot hold anything), dystrophy, dyslexia, dysfunction

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Latin prefix "E"

Out of.

Examples: Eject, evict

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Greek prefix "Ec"

In, within.

Examples: ecology, ecumenism

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Greek prefix "Em"

In, within.

Examples: emphasis, empathy, empower, empire

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Greek prefix "En"

In, within.

Examples: enter, encircle, encompass

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Greek prefix "Epi"

Upon.

Examples: epilogue, episode, epilipsy

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Latin prefix "Ex"

Out of, away from.

Examples: example, except, exterior

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Greek prefix "Hyper"

Over.

Examples: hyper-extended, hyperventilate

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Latin prefix "In"

In, into, on, against, not.

Examples: incorporate, insert, inside, inaccurate

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Latin prefix "Intro"

Inside

Examples: introduction, introvert (opposite of conor)

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Latin prefix "Ob"

Against.

Examples: obstacle, obtain, obstruct, object

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Latin prefix "Omni"

Every, all.

Examples: omniscient, Omnivore, omnipresent

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Latin prefix "Per"

Through.

Examples: percent, perking, persistent, pertain

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Greek prefix "Peri"

Around.

Examples: perishable, perimeter

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Latin prefix "Post"

After.

Examples: postpone, postseason

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Latin prefix "Pre"

Before.

Examples: prefix, pre-exam, preseason, premature

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Latin prefix "re"

Back, again.

Examples: retain, re-blame, retract, reduce

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Latin prefix "Retro"

Backwards.

Examples: retro-revolution, retro-jersey, retrospect

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Latin prefix "sub"

Beneath.

Examples: subsequent, substantial, submarine, subject, superlative, supersonic

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Latin prefix "Super, sur"

Above.

Examples: supernatural, Surplus, surpass,

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Greek prefix "sym"

With, together.

Examples: symbol, symphony, symmetry, sympathy

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Greek prefix "Syn"

With, together.

Examples: synonym, synthesis

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Latin prefix "Trans"

Across.

Examples: transport, transsexual

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Greek prefix "Tele"

Distant.

Examples: television, telegraph, telepath,