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prefix

noun [C]  /ˈpri·fɪks/ us  
grammar a letter or group of letters added to the beginning of a word to change the meaning or make a new word: In the words "unknown" and "unusual," "un-" is a prefix meaning "not."
Translations of “prefix”
in Korean 접두사…
in Arabic بادِئة…
in French préfixe…
in Turkish ön ek…
in Italian prefisso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 文法, 前綴…
in Russian приставка (в грамматике)…
in Polish przedrostek…
in Spanish prefijo…
in Portuguese prefixo…
in German das Präfix…
in Catalan prefix…
in Japanese (文法)接頭辞(un- や dis- など)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 语法, 前缀…
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