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Oxford dictionary definition of the word prefix:
a word, letter, or number placed before another:
the Institute was granted the prefix ‘Royal’ in 1961
an element placed at the beginning of a word to adjust or qualify its meaning (e.g. ex-, non-, re-) or (in some languages) as an inflection.
a title placed before a name (e.g. Mr).
add (something) at the beginning as a prefix or introduction:
a preface is prefixed to the book
add a prefix or introduction to (something):
all three-digit numbers will now be prefixed by 580
mid 16th century (as a verb): from Old French prefixer, from Latin praefixus ‘fixed in front’, from the verb praefigere, from prae ‘before’ + figere ‘to fix’. The noun is from modern Latin praefixum, neuter (used as a noun) of praefixus, and dates from the mid 17th century