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affix

(a′fiks″) [L. affixus, fastened to]
An element attached to a word that alters its meaning, e.g., a prefix or a suffix.
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An affixable mural, on the other hand, could be taken down and distributed while its media of oil and canvas made it "spurious and fragile." (25)
The packages are affixable to nearly any surface and are spill-proof and easy to use, executives said.
When the "heavy" possessive pronoun (the pronoun beginning with a consonant) was not directly affixable to the noun stem by reason of the syllabic structure of the substantive, it was affixed to the intervening vowel -o-, as we see in the Plautine Neo-Punic bymysyrthochom/bymyssyrt kom/, "in your protection" (Poenulus, 933).(12)