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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.
Examples are: Asocial, anarchy

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Latin "AD"

Toward.
Example: advent, adapt

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ALTER Latin

Another. Example: Alternate, alter-ego

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Amphi Greek

Around, both Example: amphibious, amphiaster

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Ana Greek

Up. Example: anabaptist, analysis

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Ante Latin

Before.
Example: antecede, anteroom

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Anti Greek

Against.
Example: antibody, antisocial

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Circum Latin

Around.
Examples: circumference, circumnavigate

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Co Latin

With, together.
Example: Cooperate,co-anchor

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Con Latin

With, together. Example: convention, contemporary

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Contra Latin

Against.
Example: contrary, contradict

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De Latin

Down, down from.
Examples: decelerate, dethrone

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Dia Greek

Through
Example: dialogue, diabetes

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Dis Latin

Apart, away from.
Example: dissect, disappear

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Dys Greek

Bad.
Example: dyspepsia, dyslexia

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E Latin

Out of.
Example: eject, expel

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Ec Greek

Outside.
Ectopic, eccentric

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Em Greek

In, within.
Example: empathy, empower

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En Greek

In, within
Example: envision, engorge

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Epi Greek

Upon
Examples: epidemic, epilogue

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Ex Latin

Out of, away from
Examples: excavate, exhale

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Hyper Greek

Over
Examples: hyperactive, hypertension

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In Latin

In, into, on, against, not
Examples: innovation, inspection

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Intro Latin

Inside
Examples: introvert, introduction

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Ob Latin

Against
Examples: object, obscure

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Omni Latin

Every, all
Examples: omnipotent, omnivorous

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Per Latin

Through
Examples: permanent, persist

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Peri Greek

Around
Examples: periodontal, peripheral

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Post Latin

After
Examples: postscript, posthumous

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Pre Latin

Before
Examples: preamble, prepare

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Re Latin

Back, again
Examples: reaction, rebound

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Retro Latin

Backwards
Examples: retroactive, retrospect

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Sub Latin

Beneath
Examples: submarine, submerge

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Super, Sur Latin

Above
Examples: superior, supersonic

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Sym Greek

With, together
Examples: symmetry, synchronize

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Syn Greek

With, together
Examples: synchronize, synergy

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Trans Latin

Across
Examples: transfer, transport

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Tele Greek

Distant
Examples: television, teleport