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Prefixation is the formation of words by means of adding a prefix to the stem. In English it is characteristic for forming verbs. Prefixes are more independent than suffixes. Prefixes can be classified according to the nature of words in which they are used

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? University of the Humanities Department of Anglo-America language and cultureInternational relations and economy 2-10Compiled by:__________________/E.Tergel/__________________/ G.NominChecked by: /__________________/ S. KhurelnyamUlaanbaatar 2014ContentsIntroduction.........................................................................................................3 1. Prefixation1.1 What is prefix ?...................................................................................4-5 1.2 Prefix: usage, example.......................................................................6-92. Suffix and prefix 2.1 Suffix and prefix differences.................................................................10-11 2.2 Classification of prefixes......................................................................12Conclussion ................................................................................................13 References...................................................................................................14 Introduction Affixation is one of the most productive ways of word-building throughout the history of English. It consists in adding an affix to the stem of a definite part ofspeech. Affixation is divided into suffixation and prefixation.The main function of prefixes in English is to change the lexical meaning of the same part of speech. But the recent research showed that about twenty-five prefixes in Modern English form one pa

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