A prefix is a group of letters placed at the start of a word.
It can alter the meaning or function of the word in some way.
Different prefixes affect words in different ways.
A prefix will always be at the beginning.
super + market = supermarket
The addition of the prefix ‘super’ makes the market bigger.
un + interested = uninterested
The addition of the prefix ‘un’ flips the words meaning to mean the opposite.
Remember, prefixes always go at the beginning of words.
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