ex-


ex-
ex-1
a prefix meaning "out of," "from," and hence "utterly," "thoroughly," and sometimes imparting a privative or negative force or indicating a former title, status, etc.; freely used as an English formative: exstipulate; exterritorial; ex-president (former president); ex-member; ex-wife.
Also, e-, ef-.
[ < L, comb. form of ex, e (prep.) out (of), from, beyond]
ex-2
var. of exo-.
ex-3
a prefix identical in meaning with ex- 1, occurring before vowels in words of Greek origin: exarch; exegesis.
Also, ec-.
[ < Gk comb. form of ex, ek, out (of), from, beyond; see EC-, EX-1]

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