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English exam prefixes

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ad-
to or toward
anti-
against or opposite
auto-
self, by oneself
ben(e)-
well or good
circum-
around about surrounding on all sides
co-
con/com-
together, with
de-
away
down
reverse the action of
dis-
not- opposite of - reverse the action of
ex-
out used to be
hyper-
over beyond above too much
in/im/il/ir/un
in or not
inter-
among in between
magni-
great, big, large
mal-
bad badly wrong
mega-
large, great, powerful
micro-
small, minute
min/mini
less, to make less
mis-
wrong done incorrectly
multi-
many; having many parts; many times more than
post-
after
pre-
before
pro-
for forward advance
re-
back again
sub-
under below less important
super-
more than; over and above; superior to
syn-/sym-
together with
tele-
far distant
trans-
over across through
vol-
will
mono-, uni-
bi-, di-
tri-
quadr-, tetr
penta-, quint
oct-
deca-
kilo-, mill-
demi-, hemi-, semi-
one two three four five eight ten thousand half