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What does the Greek prefix "A" mean?

Not, no. examples are: Asocial, anarchy

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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: are abnormal, absent.

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What does the Latin prefix "ad" mean?

Toward. Examples: are advertisement, admire

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What does the Latin prefix alter mean?

Another. Examples are: alternate, altercation.

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What does Greek prefix "amphi" mean?

Around, both. Examples are: amphitheater, amphibian

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What does the Greek prefix "Ana" mean?

Up. Examples are: anabasis, anabolic

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What does the Latin root "ante" mean?

Before. Examples are: antebellum, antecedent

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What does the Greek prefix "anti" mean?

Against. Examples: antibiotic, antipodes

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What does the Latin prefix "circum" mean?

Around. Examples: circumference, circumnavigate

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What does the Latin prefix "co" mean?

With, together. Examples: cooperate, coincide

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What does the Latin prefix con mean?

With, together. Examples: conceal, contain

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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: decompose, descend

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What does the Greek prefix "dia" mean?

Through. Examples: diameter, diagram

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What does the Latin prefix "dis" mean?

Apart, away from. Examples: disbelief, discomfort

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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: elusive, ecology

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What does the Greek prefix "ec" mean?

Outside. Examples: eccentric, eczema

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What does the Greek prefix "em" mean?

In, within. Examples: emphasis, empathy

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What does the Greek prefix "en" mean?

In, within. Examples: energy, enclose

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What does the Greek prefix "epi" mean?

Upon. Examples: epicenter, epidermis

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What does the Latin prefix "ex" mean?

Out of, away from. Examples: exit, execute

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What does the Greek prefix hyper mean?

Over. Examples: hyperactive, hyperbole

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What does the Latin prefix "in" mean?

In, into, against, not. Examples: incur, invite

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What does the the Latin prefix "intro" mean?

Inside. Examples: introduction, introspection

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What does the Latin prefix "ob" mean?

Against. Examples: objection, obstinate

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What dos the Latin prefix "omni" mean?

Every, all. Examples: omnivore, omnipotence

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What does the Latin prefix "per" mean?

Through. Examples:persistence, perfection

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What does the Greek prefix "peri" mean?

Around. Examples: perimeter, periscope

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What does the Latin prefix "post" mean.

After. Examples: post-war, postage

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What does the Latin prefix "pre" mean?

Before. Examples: pre-game, previous

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What does the Latin prefix "re" mean?

Back, again. Example: reanimate, reincarnate

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What does the Latin prefix "retro mean?

Backwards. Examples: retrospect, retrovirus

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What does the Latin prefix "sub" mean?

Beneath. Examples: subordinate, subway

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

Above. Examples: superhero, surface

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What does the Greek prefix "sym" mean?

With, together. Examples: symphony, sympathetic

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What does the Latin prefix "trans" mean?

Across. Examples: transaction, transatlantic

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What does the Greek prefix "tele" mean?

Distant. Examples: telegraph, telepathic

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What does the Greek prefix "syn" mean?

With, together. Examples: sync, synonym