pre-fixes

[ noun pree-fiks; verb pree-fiks for 3, 4, 6; pree-fiks for 5 ]SEE DEFINITION OF pre-fixes

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WORD ORIGIN

1640s, from Latin praefixum, noun use of neuter past participle of praefigere "fix in front, fasten on before," from prae "before" (see pre-) + root of figere "to fasten, fix" (see fix (v.)).

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