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Vocabulary - roots, prefixes & suffixes 1 of 3

They are three part of a word prefixes, roots, & suffixes. EXAMPLE:Concurrence con: with = prefixes curr: run = root ence: act of = suffixes Many studies show the importance of building children's vocabulary. One study has shown that a set of 20 prefixes and 14 roots, and knowing how to use them, will unlock the meaning of over 100,000 words. A similar study showed that a set of 29 prefixes and 25 roots will give the meaning to over 125,000 words. Imagine adding suffixes! Below are lists of pr…
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a, ab, abs:
away from
ad, a, ac, af, ag, an, ar, at, as:
to, toward
anti:
against
bi, bis:
two
circum, cir:
around
com, con, co, col:
with, together
de:
away from, down, the opposite of
dis, dif, di:
apart
epi:
upon, on top of
ex, e, ef:
out, from
in, il, ir, im, en:
in, into
in, il, ig, ir, im:
not
inter:
between, among
mal, male:
bad, ill, wrong
mis:
wrong, badly
mono:
one, alone, single
non:
not, the reverse of
ob:
in front, against, in front of, in the way of
omni:
everywhere, all
per:
through
poly:
many
post:
after
pre:
before, earlier than
pro:
forward, going ahead of, supporting
re:
again, back
se:
apart
sub:
under, less than
super:
over, above, greater
trans:
across
un, uni:
one
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