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prefix

noun
 
/ˈpriː·fɪks/
a group of letters that you add to the beginning of a word to make another word. In the word ‘unimportant’, ‘un-’ is a prefix.
prefixo
Translations of “prefix”
in Korean 접두사…
in Arabic بادِئة…
in French préfixe…
in Italian prefisso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 文法, 前綴…
in Russian приставка (в грамматике)…
in Turkish ön ek…
in Polish przedrostek…
in Spanish prefijo…
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…
(Definition of prefix from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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