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  • prefix Combining form to indicate complete power or authority in an area.
  • prefix Combining form to indicate that a term applies in a general manner.

Etymologies

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From Middle English all- (also al-), from Old English eall-, eal- ("all-"), from Proto-Germanic *ala- (“all-”), from Proto-Indo-European *al- (“all”). Cognate with Dutch al-, German all-, Swedish all-. More at all.

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