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PREFIXES

moral → amoral (moral → amoral)   modern → postmodern (moderno → postmoderno)   wrap → unwrap (envolver → desenvolver) . The prefixes are letters or groups of letters that are added to the beginning of a word to change the meaning and / or function of the word.

anterior. Usually it is followed by a script.EX It refers to something old.  wife/ex-wife = esposa/ex esposa  boyfriend/ex-boyfriend = novio/exnovio .

coauthor de.CO denotes company. Generally it is accompanied script.  starring/co-starring=protagonista/coprotagonista  producer/co-producer = productor/coproductor .

Very used for adjectives and nouns ending in T (DAD):  adequate/inadequate  direct/indirect = adecuado/inadecuado = directo/indirecto . ausente de. sin.IN It means denial and translates no.

BIO It implies relation to biology:  chemistry/biochemistry  wepons/biowepons = química/bioquímica = armas/armas biológicas  diversity/biodiversity = diversidad/biodiversidad .

errado. Usually unscripted accompanies verbs:  represent/misrepresent  print/misprint = representar/falsificar = imprimir/imprimir mal . mal.MIS Do something incorrectamente. equivocado.

It has the same meaning as the prefix Under:  marine/submarine  way/subway = marino/submarino = vía/vía subterránea . debajo de.SUB it means bajo de.

Re.it presented accompanying verbs and may be joined by a script:  direct/redirect  come/recome = directo/redireccionado = venir/volver . Vuelta o repetición de una acción.RE It means Otra vez.

EN Acts positively increasing the accompanying noun. it means poner en estado de (in the direction indicated by the noun):  danger/endanger  Large/enlarge = peligro/poner en peligro = grande/agrandar .

It means des. in:  -arm/disarms = armado/desarmado  -infectant/disinfectants=infectante/desinfectante .DIS denotes a denial that often accompanies nouns.

It has the same meaning as the prefix Sub:  production/underproduction=producción/subproducción  developed/underdeveloped=desarrollado/subdesarrollado . des. bajo. menos.UNDER It mean sub.

sobre tiempo  charge/overcharge = carga/sobrecarga . más de :  time/overtime = horas extras.OVER It means sobre. demasiado. excesivo.

nouns and verbs:]  equal/unequal = igual/desigual  happy/unhappy = feliz/infeliz  faithful/unfaithful = fiel/infiel . It applies to adjectives. contrary to the cause indicated by the root of the word .It means in. anti.UN Denial type. poco.