Translation of "prefix" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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prefixnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpriː.fɪks/ us /ˈpriː.fɪks/

prefix noun [ C ] (GRAMMAR)

B2 language a letter or group of letters added to the beginning of a word to make a new word

In the word "unimportant", "un-" is a prefix. 在单词 unimportant 中,un- 是前缀。
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prefix noun [ C ] (PHONE)

UK internet & telecoms a dialling code


(Translation of “prefix” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)