What is a prefix?
Prefixes are little words that come before a word like anti- and auto-. They are the opposite of suffixes.
The prefix anti- means 'against'.
The prefix auto- means 'self' or 'own'.
Here are some examples of words with the prefix anti-:
Antiseptic, anticlockwise and antisocial.
Here are some examples of words with the prefix auto-:
Autobiography, autograph and autopilot.
Let's see how well you can spot the correct spelling of these words!
Choose the correct spelling.
(anticlokwise or anticlockwise)
The correct spelling is anticlockwise.