Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of prefix.
  • n. Plural form of prefixe.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of prefix.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • An examination of the 20,000 most used words reveals 5,000 words contain prefixes and over 80% of these use one of only fourteen of the many different prefixes available.

    Improve Your Vocabulary by Knowing These Latin Prefixes « Esl Articles « Articles « Literacy News

  • Not only do many existing words originate from Latin, many new words are constructed from Latin prefixes, suffixes, and roots.

    Improve Your Vocabulary by Knowing These Latin Prefixes « Esl Articles « Articles « Literacy News

  • Any comparison between 19 and 20 as decade prefixes is bound to fail unless one remembers that no one ever says “I have twenty hundred dollars” but many (most?) do say “I have nineteen hundred dollars.”

    Pronouncing 2010 « Motivated Grammar

  • The range of SI unit prefixes is shown above; “yotta” is the largest accepted prefix, used to measure things like the diameter of the known universe (in yards).

    Your Prefix of the Day: Yotta-

  • * To prevent duplication within a state, a progression of prefixes is used for the three-digit numbers.

    Boing Boing: January 2, 2005 - January 8, 2005 Archives

  • I believe modern Omnitheism is something of a phenomenon, I myself began using the word prefixes of Omni - to describe my beliefs a few years back, and for me it meant many things.

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  • Another problem is that we don’t really pronounce the Latin prefixes and suffixes the way they are written; again, it would vacate linguistic logic if were to change spellings of those, as no Romance language has really done.

    Matthew Yglesias » Teaching Reading Right

  • Back-forming by removing prefixes is less common, except in humorous contexts such as Jack Winter’s “How I met my wife”, which boasts a litany of deliberately malformed terms like chalant, ept, and peccable.

    April « 2009 « Sentence first

  • “Back-forming by removing prefixes is less common, except in humorous contexts such as Jack Winter’s “How I met my wife”, which boasts a litany of deliberately malformed terms like chalant, ept, and peccable.”

    Back-forming back-formations

  • BIN = the binary code produced by the compiler LIST = the program listing produced by the compiler SEG = the linked binary code produced by SEG Some files which do not use standard suffixes may instead use the filename prefixes to identify the contents of the file.

    Phrack Issue #15 Elric of Imrryr's Issue

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