ab-

a formal element occurring in loanwords from Latin, where it meant "away from": abdicate; abolition.
Also, a-, abs-.
[ < L ab (prep. and prefix) from, away, c. Gk apó, Skt ápa, G ab, E OF1, OFF]

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Universalium. 2010.

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