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English

Etymology

Prefix

ab-

  1. away from: abnormal.
  2. (physics) an electromagnetic unit in the centimeter-gram-second system: abcoulomb.

References

  • ab-” in The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition, Houghton Mifflin Company, 2000.
  • ab-” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.
  • ab-” in WordNet 2.0, Princeton University, 2003.

German

Prefix

ab- [[Category:Template:lang:de prefixes|ab-]]

  1. Separable verb prefix, from.
    abfahren (depart from).
  2. Separable verb prefix that indicates removal or quitting, off.
  3. Separable verb prefix that indicates a downward movement, down.

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Latin

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Etymology

From ab (away from)

Prefix

ab- [[Category:Template:lang:la prefixes|ab-]]

  1. A prefix in many words of Latin origin. It signifies from, away, separating, or departure, as in abduct, abstract, abscond. See a-.

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