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EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From ab (away from).

PrefixEdit

abs-

  1. Alternative form of ab-; away from; from; outside of.

Usage notesEdit

  • Found before 'c', 'q', or 't', and only with words of Latin or French origin.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Elliott K. Dobbie, C. William Dunmore, Robert K. Barnhart, et al. (editors), Chambers Dictionary of Etymology (Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd, 2004 [1998], →ISBN), page 4

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LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ab (away from)

PrefixEdit

abs-

  1. away from

Usage notesEdit

  • Used before 'c' or 't'.