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American English: /ˈpriˌfɪks/
British English: /ˈpriːfɪks/

Translation of prefix in Spanish:


transitive verb

  • 1 (add at start) [formal]to prefix something to something
    anteponer algo a algo
    to prefix something with something
    encabezar algo con algo
    Example sentences
    • Similar advertisements are prefixed to plays by David Garrick, Isaac Bickerstaffe, Hannah More, Elizabeth Griffith, Elizabeth Inchbald, Frederick Reynolds, and many others.
    • A short autobiography is prefixed to the 1827 edition of Juvenal.
    • Abdul is prefixed to one of the 99 names of God in the Quran which identify His various attributes, which gives us Abdul Rahim, Abdul Rahman, Abdul Karim, Abdul Latif, Abdul Qadir, and so on.
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