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circumfix

[ sur-kuhm-fiks ]
/ ˈsɜr kəmˌfɪks /
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noun
a prefix and a suffix attached to a root or stem, as the a and -ing in a-going.
verb (used with object)
to add a circumfix to.
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OTHER WORDS FROM circumfix

cir·cum·fix·a·tion, noun
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