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Prefixes, roots, suffixes  [ Q ]

Prefix: A prefix is placed at the beginning of a word to modify or change its meaning. Pre means "before." Prefixes may also indicate a location, number, or time. 
Root
: central part of a word.     
Suffix
:  The ending part of a word that modifies the meaning of the word. Example: homeless. Root = 'home' and the suffix is 'less'. It can also refer to a condition, disease, disorder, or procedure.    

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Term
arrow   Meaning
quadri- arrow   four, square
qual- arrow   quality, characteristic
quant- arrow   how much
quasi- arrow   to some degree, as if 
quart- arrow   fourth, four
quer- arrow   to seek, search
quercin arrow   oak
quint- arrow   fifth, five 
quota- arrow   how many
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