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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 greek prefix "A" mean?

Not, no.
Examples: asocial, anarchy.

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What does the latin prefix "ad " mean?

to, toward, near.
Examples: advantage, adapt.

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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: anabolism, anaerobic.

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What does the latin prefix "ante" mean?

before.
Examples: antecede, antemeridian.

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What does the greek prefix "anti" mean?

against.
Examples: antibody, antisocial.

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What does the latin prefix "circum" mean?

around.
Example: circumference, circumnavigate.

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What does the latin prefix "co" mean?

with; together.
Examples: collect, coauthor.

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What does the latin prefix "contra" mean?

against.
Examples: contradict, contrast.

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What does the latin prefix "de" mean?

down; down from.
Examples: deplete, descend.

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What does the greek prefix "dia" mean?

through.
Examples: diabetes, dialog.

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What does the latin prefix "dis" mean?

apart; away from.
Examples: disappear, discern.

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What does the greek prefix "dys" mean?

bad.
Examples: dyslexia, dyspepsia.

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What does the latin prefix "e" mean?

out of.
Examples: emerge, emergency.

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What does the greek prefix "ec" mean?

outside.
Examples: ecstatic, ectoplasm.

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What does the greek prefix "em" mean?

in, within.
Examples: empathy, embed.

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What does the greek prefix "en" mean?

in, within.
Example: enter, entrance.

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What does the greek prefix "epi" mean?

upon.
Example: epidermic, epiphany.

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What does the latin prefix "ex" mean?

out of; away from.
Example: example, exhaust.

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What does the greek prefix "hyper" mean?

over.
Example: hyperventilate, hypervelocity.

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What does the latin prefix "in" mean?

in, into, on, against, not.
Example: inside, inner.

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What does the latin prefix "intro" mean?

inside.
Example: introduction, introduce.

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What does the latin prefix "ob" mean?

against.
Example: obliterate, obscene.

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What does the latin prefix "omni" mean?

every, all.
Example: omnipotent, omniscience.

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What does the latin prefix "per" mean?

through.
Example: percussion, persistent.

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What does the greek prefix "peri" mean?

around.
Example: perimeter, peripheral.

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What does the latin prefix "post" mean?

after.
Example: postmortem, postmodern.

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What does the latin prefix "pre" mean?

before.
Example: preset, prehistory.

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What does the latin prefix "re" mean?

back, again.
Example: remerge, reminisce.

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What does the latin prefix "retro" mean?

backwards.
Example: retroact, retrospect.

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What does the latin prefix "sub" mean?

beneath.
Example: subterranean, subside.

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

above.
Example: supervened, supersede. surpass, surmount.

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What does the greek prefix "sym" mean?

with, together.
Example: sympathy, symmetry.

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What does the greek prefix "syn" mean?

with, together.
Example: synergy, synodal.

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What does the latin prefix "trans" mean?

across.
Example: transport, transcend.

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What does the greek prefix "tele" mean?

distant.
Example: telepathy, telephone.

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What does the latin prefix "con" mean?

With, together.
Example: conjugate, contrast.