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What does the latin prefix "A"(L) mean

Away from. Examples: Against, Alone

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What does the greek prefix "A" mean?

not, no ex: Asocial, Anarchy

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What does the latin prefix "ab" mean?

from; away from. ex: abnormal, absent.

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The Latin prefix "AD" means

toward ex: adventure, advance

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The Latin prefix "ALTER" means

another ex: alternate, alter-ego

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what dos the greek prefix "AMPHI"

around, both Ex: amphitheater, amphibian

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what does the Greek prefix "ANA" mean

up Ex: Anabasis, analogy

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the latin prefix "ANTE" means

before Ex: antecedent, anteroom

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what does the greek prefix "ANTI" mean

against Ex: antipathy, anticlimax

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the latin prefix "CIRCUM" means

around Ex: circumference, circumstance

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what does the latin prefix "CO" mean

with, together Ex: cooperation, co-writer

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the latin prefix "CON" means

with, together Ex:connect, conjunction

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the latin prefix "contra" means

against Ex: contradiction, contrast

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the latin prefix "DE" mean

down, down from Ex: demote , descend

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the greek prefix "DIA" means

through Ex: diameter, diagram

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the latin prefix "DIS" means

apart, away from Ex: dispel, discontinue

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the greek prefix "DYS" means

bad Ex: dysentery, dystrophy

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the latin prefix "E" means

out of Ex:evacuate , eternal

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the greek prefix "EC" means

out side Ex: escape, emphasis

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the greek prefix "EM" means

in, within Ex: emphasis, emblaze

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the greek prefix "EN" means

in, within Ex: enclosed , enter

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the greek prefix "EPI" means

upon Ex: epicenter, epidemic

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the latin prefix "EX" mean

out of, away from Ex: exotic, extraneous

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the greek prefix "HYPER" means

over Ex: hyperbole, hypertonic

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the latin prefix "IN" means

in, into, on , against, not Ex: invite, inimical

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the latin prefix "INTRO" means

inside Ex: introduction, introduce

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the latin prefix "OB" means

against Ex: object,

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the latin prefix "OMNI" means

every, all Ex: omnipotence, omnivore

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the latin prefix "PER" means

through Ex: perfection, persistence

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the greek prefix "PERI" means

around Ex: perimeter, periscope

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the latin prefix "POST" means

after Ex: posterior, postscript

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the latin prefix "PRE" means

before Ex: previous, pre-game

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the latin prefix "RE" means

back, again Ex: recede, reverse

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the latin prefix "RETRO" means

backwards Ex: retrospective, retrograde

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the latin prefix "SUB" means

beneath Ex: submerge, subject

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the latin prefix "SUPER, SUR" means

above Ex: supersede, superb

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the greek prefix "SYM" means

with together Ex: sympathy, symmetry

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the greek prefix "SYN" means

with, together Ex: synonym, synchronize

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the latin prefix "TRANS" means

across Ex: transplant, translate

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the greek prefix "TELE" means

distant Ex: Telephone, telegraph