What are the differences between Suffixes and Prefixes?

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Suffixes are specific letters associated with particular words. They either come before the word or after the word.

Suffixes are letters or groups of letters that are added at the end of a word in order to alter the meaning of the words as well as to ensure that it fits grammatically into the sentence.

In contrast to prefixes, suffixes are added to the end of words, and prefixes are added in the beginning.

Suffixes and prefixes are collectively known as affixes.

If you are a beginner or even if you are an English language learner, learning about Suffixes and prefixes is a good way to expand your vocabulary. From the view of improving your writing, the most useful and the most commonly used suffix is -ing. This suffix is used to form present participles as well as gerunds. Both of these are used to form shorter and better texts.

Here are some examples of suffixes, 

-able, -ible, -ed, -en, -er, -or, -est, -ful, -ing, -ion, -tion, -ation, -ition, etc.

These suffixes can be used in the formation of words like, comfortable, personal, jumped, nicer, actor, fullest, etc.

On the other hand, prefixes are letters or groups of letters that are added at the beginning of the word and most prefixes have a similar meaning when they are added to different words. The prefixes that account for over 95% of prefixed words are dis-, in-, re-, and un-. Prefixes can also be added to reduce the word count in some places. It helps in improving your spelling and vocabulary.

Here are some examples of prefixed words that you can use in your sentences, 

a-, an-, ante-, anti-, auto-, circum-, co-, contr-, etc.

These prefixes can be used in the formation of words like establishment, autopilot, contradiction, co-founder, etc.
The above-mentioned is the complete meaning of the very important terms of the English language and it also makes your English learning easy by improving your spellings and vocabulary too. The thing needed to be best in learning the English language and grammar is practice and easy learning.

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