The prefix letters that are placed before a root word. Common prefixes include dis,de,ex,mis,pre,re, and un.

A suffix is a group of letters placed after the root of a word. Common suffixes include able,al,er,ful,ible and ly

  • Example of a prefix that starts dis-  disappear, disagree
  • Example of a suffix that starts able- portable, comfortable

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