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noun as in an addition

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noun as in a designation

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The university swiftly accepted this request and used the neutral prefix “Mx.”

The prefix “meta” means beyond and “verse” refers to the universe.

The prefix was immediately attached to Nicky Morgan, the newly appointed UK Education Secretary.

If the policies aimed at “working mothers” are as empty as the prefix, the two parties may well end up regret invoking it.

The absurdity of the prefix is immediately clear in that no-one ever speaks of “working fathers.”

The "entero" prefix denotes the fact that many have been found to cause intestinal problems—often a 24-hour "stomach flu."

Despite the “meningo-” prefix, meningococcus causes two distinct clinical diseases, each accounting for about half the illnesses.

It is that from which the former, by the addition of a prefix, which gives emphasis to the meaning, is derived.

Read amled, as in Speght; of which enameled is a lengthened form, with the prefix en-.

In directing to any one who can claim any prefix, or addition, to his proper name do not omit to put that "republican title."

A point that deserves special notice at this place is the use of the prefix Hypo- (hypo-) in the names of keys.

He had just reached the time of life at which "young" is ceasing to be the prefix of "man" in speaking of one.


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On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to prefix, such as: adjunct, and affix.

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