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EtymologyEdit

From Latin ante (preposition and prefix); akin to Ancient Greek ἀντί (antí), Sanskrit अन्ति (anti), Gothic 𐌰𐌽𐌳- (and-), 𐌰𐌽𐌳𐌰- (anda-) (only in compounds), 𐌰𐌽𐌳- (and-), 𐍉𐌽𐌳- (ōnd-), (only in compounds): compare answer, along, German ant-, ent- (in compounds).

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

ante-

  1. (non-productive) Prior to in time.
    antebellum
  2. (non-productive) In front of in space.
    antechamber
  3. (anatomy) anterior

Usage notesEdit

  • Not to be confused with anti-.

SynonymsEdit

  • (prior to in time): pre-
  • (in front of in space): fore-

AntonymsEdit

  • (prior to in time): post-
  • (in front of in space): post-

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ItalianEdit

PrefixEdit

ante-

  1. ante- (all senses)

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

See ante

PrefixEdit

ante-

  1. before

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PortugueseEdit

PrefixEdit

ante-

  1. ante- (prior to in time)
  2. ante- (in front of in space)

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RomanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

ante-

  1. ante- (prior to in time)
  2. ante- (in front of in space)

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Category Romanian words prefixed with ante- not found

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ante-.

PrefixEdit

ante-

  1. ante- (prior to in time)
    ante- + ‎penúltimo (penultimate) → ‎antepenúltimo (antepenultimate)
  2. ante- (in front of in space)

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