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What does the latin prefix "alter" mean?

another. Examples are altercation, alternate.

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What does the Greek prefix "amphi" mean?

around, both. Examples are: amphibian, amphitheater.

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What does the latin prefix "ad" mean?

toward. Examples are: adhere, advantage.

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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 "A" mean?

Away from. Examples: Against, alone.

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What does the latin prefix "ante" mean?

before. Examples are: antecedent, anterior.

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What does the Greek prefix "A" mean?

Not, no. Examples are: Asocial, anarchy.

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What does the Greek root "ana" mean?

up. Examples are: analyze, anatomy.

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What does the Greek prefix "anti" mean?

against. Examples are: antibiotic, anticipate.

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What does the latin prefix "de" mean?

down, down from. Examples are: defeat, deform.

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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: coworker, cooperate.

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What does the latin prefix "dis" mean?

apart, away from. Examples are: dismantle, disbelief.

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What does the Greek prefix "dia" mean?

through. Examples are: diagonal, diameter.

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What does the latin prefix "con" mean?

with, together. Examples are: contribute, conceal.

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What does the latin prefix "contra" mean?

against. Examples are contrary, contrast.

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What does the Greek "dys" mean?

bad. Examples: dyslexic, dysfunctional.

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What does the Greek prefix "ec" mean?

outside. Examples are: eclipse,ecology.

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What does the Greek prefix "hyper" mean?

over. Examples are: hyperextend, hyperventilate.

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What does the Greek prefix "em" mean?

In, within. Examples are: emancipate, embryo.

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What does the latin prefix "e" mean?

out of. Examples are: eject, enhance.

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What does the Greek prefix "en" mean?

In, within. Examples are: encage, encirle.

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What does the Greek prefix "epi" mean?

upon. Examples are: epicenter, epicycle.

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What does the Latin prefix "ex" mean?

Out of, away. Examples are: exclude, exception.

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What does the Latin prefix "in" mean?

in, into, on, against, not. Examples are: insane, internal.

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What does the latin prefix "intro" mean?

inside. Examples are: introduce, introspect.

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What does the Latin prefix "ob" mean?

against. Examples are: observe, object.

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What does the Latin prefix "omni" mean?

Every, all. Examples are omnivore, omniscient.

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What does the Latin prefix "per" mean?

Through. Examples are: perceive, perception.

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What does the Greek prefix "peri" mean?

around. Examples are: perimeter, peripheral.

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What does the Latin prefix "post" mean?

After. Examples are: postpone, posterior.

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What does the Latin prefix "pre" mean?

before. Examples are: preseason, preadapted.

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What does the Latin prefix "re" mean?

back, again. Examples are: repeat, react.

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What does the Latin prefix "retro" mean?

backwards. Examples are: retrospect, retrospect.

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What does the Latin prefix "sub" mean?

beneath. Examples are: submarine, subway.

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

above. Examples are: supersede, surpass.

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What does the Greek prefix "sym" mean?

with, together. Examples are: symmetrical, symbol.

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What does the Greek prefix "syn" mean?

with, together. Examples are: synchronize, synonym.

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What does the Latin prefix "trans" mean?

across. Examples are: translate, transportation.

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What does the Greek prefix "tele" mean?

distant. Examples are: television, telescope.