Vocabulary : Prefixes and Suffixes

Vocabulary : Prefixes and Suffixes

 What Prefixes and suffixes means ?

1- Definition of a Prefixes :

Perfix is a letter or group of letters you add to the 

beginning of a  Word to make new word

Example :

An antiwar campaign has taken place in Washington

2- Definition of a Suffix :

A Suffix is a letter or a group of letters you can add to end 

of a word

_ Most students confound the prefix “ ible”, “ able’’

Examples :

a- comfortable , dependable , acceptable

b- Incredible , possible , terrible

Note :

That for the first group ‘a’ the root is complete , it gives a 


While group ‘b’ , the root is incomplete it does not give a 


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