Definition of demi- prefix from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈdemi//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdemi//
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(in nouns) half; partly demigod More Like This Prefixes a-, ante-, anti-, be-, co-, de-, demi-, dis-, en-, ex-, extra-, hyper-, hypo-, il-, in-, infra-, inter-, intra-, mis-, non-, off-, oft-, out-, over-, para-, post-, pre-, pro-, re-, retro-, semi-, sub-, trans-, ultra-, un-, under-, up-See worksheet. Word Originvia French from medieval Latin dimedius ‘half’, from earlier dimidius.
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