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1 prefix /ˈpriːˌfɪks/ noun
plural prefixes
1 prefix
/ˈpriːˌfɪks/
noun
plural prefixes
Learner's definition of PREFIX
[count]
: a letter or group of letters that is added at the beginning of a word to change its meaning
compare affix, suffix
old-fashioned : a title (such as “Mr.” or “Dr.”) that is used before a person's name
2 prefix /ˌpriːˈfɪks/ verb
prefixes; prefixed; prefixing
2 prefix
/ˌpriːˈfɪks/
verb
prefixes; prefixed; prefixing
Learner's definition of PREFIX
[+ object]
: to add a letter, number, or symbol at the beginning of a word or number
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