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Definition of "an-" [an-]

  • A prefix of Anglo-Saxon origin, the same as on-. (prefix)
  • A prefix of Anglo-Saxon origin, a reduced form of and-. (prefix)
  • Not; used to make words that have a sense opposite to the word (or stem) to which the prefix is attached. Used with stems that begin with vowels and "h". (prefix) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "an-" in a sentence
  • "By the by, Olympian Colin Jackson opened its Westfield Stratford branch yesterday, as it was an- nounced that the bank's shares were down by almost 50p."