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Definition of Prefix


  1. To put or fix before, or at the beginning of, another thing; as, to prefix a syllable to a word, or a condition to an agreement.
  2. To set or appoint beforehand; to settle or establish antecedently.
  3. That which is prefixed; esp., one or more letters or syllables combined or united with the beginning of a word to modify its signification; as, pre- in prefix, con- in conjure.

Prefix Translations

prefix in Dutch is voorvoegsel
prefix in Portuguese is prefixo
prefix in Spanish is prefijo