Definitions for ab-
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Ref: Av . 1
Category: Geography (places)
a major blood group.
Ref: Compare ABO system.
a prefix occurring in verbs or verbal derivatives borrowed from Latin, where it meant “off, away”: abhor; abjure; abrade.
Ref: Compare a-4, 11 4 abs-. 2
Origin of ab-:
< L, prefixal use of ab from, away; see of1
Category: Nautical, Navy
Bachelor of Arts.
Category: Education, Titles, Associations, Organizations
Origin of A.B.:
< NL, ML Artium Baccalaureus
a prefix in many words of Latin origin. It signifies from, away , separating, or departure, as in abduct, abstract, abscond. See A-(6)
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