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inter-

(word root) between, among
Examples of words with the root inter-: intercept, interest, intercom

inter-

pref.
1. Between; among: international.
2. In the midst of; within: intertropical.
3. Mutual; mutually: interrelate.
4. Reciprocal; reciprocally: intermingle.

[Middle English entre-, inter-, from Old French entre-, from Latin inter-, from inter; see en in Indo-European roots.]

inter-

prefix
1. between or among: international.
2. together, mutually, or reciprocally: interdependent; interchange.
[from Latin]

in•ter

(ɪnˈtɜr)

v.t. -terred, -ter•ring.
to place (a dead body) in a grave or tomb; bury.
[1275–1325; Middle English enteren < Middle French enterrer, probably < Vulgar Latin *interrāre, derivative of terra earth; see in-2]

inter-

a prefix meaning “between, among,” “mutually, reciprocally”: intercity; interdepartmental; intermarry; interweave.
[Middle English < Latin prefixal use of inter (preposition and adv.); compare interior]

inter-

A prefix meaning "between" or "among," as in interplanetary, located between planets.
Translations

inter-

prefzwischen-, Zwischen-; (esp with foreign words) → inter-, Inter-; interpersonalzwischenmenschlich; interdisciplinaryinterdisziplinär
References in classic literature ?
Only the fact that a hummock of heathery sand inter- cepted the lower part of the Heat-Ray saved them.
He was so little inter- ested -- just as when people speak of the weather -- that he did not notice whether I made him any answer or not.
IG Police Punjab Capt (Retd) Arif Nawaz Khan Thursday said that monitoring of inter- provincial and inter-districts check posts should be made more tightened and proper functioning of CCTV cameras be ensured.

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