Translation of "prefix" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

prefix

noun [ C ] (GRAMMAR) 语法 uk us /ˈpriː.fɪks/

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

前缀
In the word 'unimportant', 'un-' is a prefix. 在单词 unimportant 中,un- 是前缀。
→ See also affix noun

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