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 History of this Word

"inter" (among, between), spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 B.C.


In this sense, "inter" is a word added to another word to make a new word.

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grammar is modifier

"inter-" is a type of prefix


A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "between" or "among" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.

Examples of how the word is used

inter- illustration Toy companies are marketing toys that interact with what children are watching on TV.
inter- illustration So check out our games, many of them winners of various international awards.