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prefixnoun [C]

 us   /ˈpri·fɪks/
grammar a ​letter or ​group of ​lettersadded 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."
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prefixnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈpriː.fɪks/

prefix noun [C] (GRAMMAR)

B2 language a ​letter or ​group of ​lettersadded to the ​beginning of a word to make a new word: In the word "​unimportant", "​un-" is a prefix.
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prefix noun [C] (PHONE)

UK internet & telecoms a dialling code
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(Definition of prefix from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “prefix”
in Korean 접두사…
in Arabic بادِئة…
in Malaysian awalan…
in French préfixe…
in Russian приставка (в грамматике)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 文法, 前綴…
in Italian prefisso…
in Turkish ön ek…
in Polish przedrostek…
in Spanish prefijo…
in Vietnamese tiền tố…
in Portuguese prefixo…
in Thai คำเติมหน้า…
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…
in Indonesian awalan…
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