preverb

noun
pre·​verb | \ ˈprē+ˌ- \

Definition of preverb

: a prefix or particle occurring before a verb base (as be- in become)

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History and Etymology for preverb

International Scientific Vocabulary pre- + verb

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“Preverb.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/preverb. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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