Definition of cata- in English:

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cata-

(also cat-)

prefix

1Down; downward: catadromous cataract
2Wrongly; badly: catachresis catastrophe
3Completely; thoroughly: catechize
4Against: catapult

Origin

From Greek kata 'down'.

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