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prefix in Grammar topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishprefixpre‧fix1 /ˈpriːfɪks/ noun [countable]  1 SLG technical a group of letters that is added to the beginning of a word to change its meaning and make a new word, such as ‘un’ in ‘untie’ or ‘mis’ in ‘misunderstandaffix, suffix2 a number or letter that comes before other numbers or letters, especially a group of numbers that comes before a telephone number when you are calling someone in a different area3 NAME OF A PERSON old-fashioned a title such as ‘Ms’ or ‘Dr’ used before someone’s name syn title
Examples from the Corpus
prefixConfusion is avoided by using the term luminescence, and specifying the activating energy as a descriptive prefix.These include code reduction functions, prefix and suffix operations, scatter operations and data sorting.All appear to consist of prefix + stem.The various lines of dancers took the prefix of the cinema building they were appearing in.So long as the correct conditions are satisfied any currency can be used with the prefix Euro.The prefix mono is often dropped.