auto-
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auto-
A prefix is an affix that is added to the beginning of a word to create a new word with a different meaning (e.g. auto, pre).
prefix
1. (general)
a. auto-
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auto-
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auto-(
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A prefix is an affix that is added to the beginning of a word to create a new word with a different meaning (e.g. auto, pre).
prefix
1. (to oneself)
a. self-
Miguel va a terapia para tratar de curar su comportamiento autodestructivo.Miguel goes to therapy to try to cure his self-destructive behavior.
2. (own)
a. auto-
Estoy escribiendo mi autografía. Será publicada en marzo.I'm writing my autobiography. It will be published in March.
b. self-
El pintor realizó este autorretrato en 1859.The painter made this self-portrait in 1859.
3. (self-operating)
a. auto-
Esta cámara está equipada con autozoom.This camera has autozoom.
4. (related to cars)
a. auto-
El domingo fuimos al autódromo para ver la carrera.On Sunday we went to the autodrome to watch the race.
b. car
Mi hermano es mecánico y también vende autopartes.My brother is a mechanic and also sells car parts.
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