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Prefix Meanings

Working with words: Prefixes

A prefix is a verbal element placed at the beginning of a word to change its meaning, for example inter in international and multi in multimedia. Knowing these prefixes will help you to work out the meanings of difficult words. Here are some examples of words that start with a prefix:

 

Introduction:

Instructions:
Match the items in the boxes on the left with the items on the right:

  1. Click in the table cell containing the item you want to move.
  2. Click in the table cell where you want the item to go. The words will swap position.
  3. If an item is in the right position, it will have a green background and a tick.
  4. When all the table cells are green and have ticks, you have finished.

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Last updated on: Monday, March 26, 2012