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prefix (infl, en, prefix, cat=prefixes)
  1. Before; used to form words meaning "in front of (in space)".
  2. Before; used to form words meaning or "before (in time)".
Translations: 
  • French: (before a word) pré-; (before a number) d'avant (to form adjectives, for example a pre-1960 car - une voiture d'avant 1960), avant (to form adverbs, for example to go back pre-1960 - retourner avant 1960)
  • Italian: pre-
Etymology: From French pré-, from Latin , prae-, before

Derived Terms: (rel-top, terms derived from pre-)
  • pré-
  • precocious
  • precognition
  • predate
  • pre-existing
  • prefix
  • preheat
  • premonition
  • pre-op
    (rel-mid)
  • pre-operative
  • preposition
  • prequel
  • presage
  • preview
  • previous
  • pre-war
    (rel-bottom)

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