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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 Greek prefix "A" mean?

Not, no.
Example: Asocial, anarchy

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What does the Latin prefix "ad" mean?

Toward
Example: advance, adulterate

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What does the Latin prefix "alter" mean?

Another
Ex: alternate, alter

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What does the Greek prefix "amphi" mean?

Around, both
Ex: amphibian, Amphisbaenia

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What does the Greek prefix "Ana" mean?

Up
Ex: analogue analeptic

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What does the Latin prefix "ante" mean?

Before
Ex: antedate antebellum

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What does the Greek prefix "anti" mean?

Anti
Ex: antiseptic, antisemetism

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What does the Latin prefix "circum" mean?

Around
Ex:circumstance, corcumcise

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What does the Latin prefix "co" mean?

With together
Ex: coefficient , co- pilot

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What does the Latin prefix"con" mean?

With together
Ex: concord, conclave

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What does the Latin prefix "contra" mean?

Against
Ex: contraceptive, contract

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What does the Latin prefix "de" mean?

Down
Ex: decrease, defeat

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What does the Greek prefix "dia" mean?

Through
Ex: diameter diagonal

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What does the Latin prefix "dis" mean?

Apart away from
Ex: disappointment, disagree

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What does the Greek prefix "dys" means?

Bad
Ex: dysfunction , dyslexia

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What does the Latin prefix "e" mean?

Out of
Ex: electronic, educate

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What does the Latin prefix " ec"mean?

Outside
Ex: eclipse, eccentric

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What does the Greek prefix"em" mean?

In, within
Ex: emblem, embrace

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What does the Greek prefix "en" mean?

In, within
Ex:encourage, engrave

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What does the Greek prefix "epi" mean?

Upon
Ex: epidemic, epidermis

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What does the Latin prefix "ex" mean?

Out of, away from
Example: extract, execute

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What does the Greek prefix "hyper" mean?

Over
Ex: hyperactive, hyperventilate

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What does the Latin prefix "in" mean

In, into, on, against, not
Ex: inverted, indoors

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What does the Latin prefix "intro" mean?

Inside
Ex: introduction, introspection

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What does the Latin prefix "ob" mean?

Against
Ex: obstruct, obsession

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What does the Latin prefix "omni" mean?

Every, all
Ex: omniscient, omnipotent

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What does the Latin prefix "per" mean?

Through
Ex: perforated, perception

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What does the Greek prefix "peri" mean?

Around
Ex: perimeter, pericarp

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What does the Latin prefix "post" mean?

After
Ex: poster, post

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What does the Latin prefix "pre" mean?

Before
Ex: preview, premature

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What does the Latin prefix "re" mean?

Back, again
Ex: repeat, reunion

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What does the Latin prefix "retro" mean?

Backwards
Ex: retrospect, retroact

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What does the Latin prefix"sub" mean?

Beneath
Ex: subject, subsection

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

Above
Ex: surface survey, supernatural supersonic

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What does the Greek prefix "sym" mean?

With together
Ex: symmetry, symptoms

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What does the Greek prefix "Syn" mean?

With, together
Ex: synthesis, sync

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What does the Latin prefix "trans" mean?

Across
Ex: transfer, transmit

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What does the Greek prefix "tele" mean?

Distant
Ex: television, telephone