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pre- +‎ verb

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preverb (plural preverbs)

  1. (grammar) Any of a class of words in the Chinese language whose function is analogous to the cases, prepositions, and postpositions of other languages.
  2. (grammar) A verbal prefix in the Algonquin languages whose function is analogous to the adjective of other languages.
  3. (grammar) In the context of Indo-European languages, this term is usually used for separable verb prefixes.

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