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Definition of affix noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

affix

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈæfɪks//
 
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a letter or group of letters added to the beginning or end of a word to change its meaning. The prefix un- in unhappy and the suffix -less in careless are both affixes.
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