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Vocabulary : Must-Know Prefixes I


Choose the correct meaning for each prefix given below.
Learning these prefixes will help you make out the meanings of unfamiliar words by breaking them down into their word parts.

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1.

dys as in dystrophy

  bad, faulty

  outside, beyond

  below normal, lower

  with, together

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2.

ante as in antedate

  prior to, before

  away from

  not

  bad, faulty

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3.

sub as in subside

  near, around

  half, partly

  under, less

  below normal, lower

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4.

ex as in exculpate

  out

  large, long

  opposite, against

  near, around

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5.

ambi as in ambivalence

  under, less

  below normal, lower

  half, partly

  both

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6.

extra as in extrapolate

  both

  outside, beyond

  out

  many

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7.

sym as in symbiotic

  with, together

  half, partly

  away from

  out

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