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Prefixes

Prefixes are attached to the beginning of words to alter their meanings.

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Prefixes

A prefix is a linguistic element added to the beginning of a word to modify its meaning or create a new word.

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What is a prefix?

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Which language(s) do prefixes in English commonly originate from?

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Which prefix is commonly used to indicate "not, opposite of, reverse action"?

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How can understanding prefixes help enhance vocabulary comprehension?

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What is the meaning of the prefix "co-"?

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Which prefix means "across, beyond, through"?

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In which of the following words is the prefix "in-" spelled as "il-"?

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What does the prefix "mis-" typically mean?

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Which prefix can mean "reverse action"?

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What is the meaning of the prefix "pre-"?

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Which of the following words contains the prefix "re-"?

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What does the prefix "un-" typically indicate?

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