Power Prefix #3: fore-

Learn these words beginning with the power prefix "fore-" (meaning "before").
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anti-, con-, inter-, mis-, pre-, sub-, super-, trans-, and uni-!
ELA Common Core State Standard: "Use common, grade-appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word."

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