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  • n. A prefix in an English word derived from Greek or Latin.
  • n. Alternative form of root. It is the primary lexical unit of a word, which carries the most significant aspects of semantic content and cannot be reduced into smaller constituents. Inflectional stems often derive from roots.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed


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