English Time: The Meaning Of Seventeen Prefix In The English Language

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Today, I'm going to list the meaning of seventeen prefix in English Language.

Let me go straight to list them.

Enjoy!!

1. Poly - Many (E.g Polygamy, Polytechnic).

2. Auto - Self (E.g Automatic, Autocratic).

3. Mono - One (E.g Monotechnic).

4. Proto - Original/First (E.g Prototype).

5. Sub - Below/Less Than (E.g Submarine, Substandard).

6. Mal - Not Well/Bad/Badly (E.g Malnutrition, Maladorous).

7. Trans - From One Place To Another / Across (E.g Trans-National,
Trans-Atlantic).

8. Semi - Half (E.g Semi Desert, Semi-Circle).

9. Ultra - Beyond/More Than Ordinary (E.g Ultra-Modern, Ultra-High).

10. Pan - Together/All (E.g Pantheon, Pan-African)

11. In - The Opposite Of (E.g Inappropriate, Indisciplined).

12. Arch - Very High/Great (E.g Arch-Enemy, Arch-Bishop).

13. Out - Do Something Faster, Better Or More Than.... (E.g Outnumber,
Outclass, Outdo).

14. Ex - Of Before/Former (E.g Ex-Prisoner, Ex-Minister).

15. Fore - At The Front/Before/Prior (E.g Fore-Father, Forelegs).

16. Hyper - Beyond Normal/Extremely (E.g Hypertension, Hyperactive).

17. Counter - Against/Go In Opposite Direction (E.g Counteract).

I hope this was helpful.

CREDIT: The Invisible Teacher Of JAMB'S Use Of English By Dele Ashade.


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