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Common Prefixes

Prefixes for the ACT/SAT

ambi, amphi both ambidextrous, ambiguous, ambivalent
an, a without anarchy, anemia, amoral
anti against antibody, antipathy, antisocial
circum around circumnavigate, circumspect, circumscribe
co, col, com, con with, together coauthor, collaborate, composition, commerce
contra, contro against contradict, contravene, controversy
di, dif, dis though, across diagonal, diameter, dialogue
dys abnormal,, bad dysfunction, dyslexia, dytopia
e, ex, extra, extro out, beyond expel, excavate, eject, extrovert
in, il im, ir (1) inefficient, inarticulate, illegible, irrepressible
in, il, im, ir (2) in, upon invite, incite, impression, illuminate
inter between, among intervene, international, interjection, intercept
intra within intramural, introvert, intravenous
mis bad, hatred misdemeanor, mischance, misanthrope
mono one monarchy, monologue, monotheism
pan all, every panacea, panorama, pandemic
peri around, near perimeter, periphery, periscope
poly many polygon, polygamist, polyglot
post after postpone, posterity, postscript, posthumous
pre before preamble, prefix, premonition, prediction
pro forward, for, before propulsive, proponent
re, retro again, back
sub, suc, sup, sus under, less
super, sur over, above
syn, sym, syl, sys with, together
trans across
un not
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