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Thematic index: Time

afore-

Before or previously.

ante-

Before or preceding.

apres-

A period following some activity.

archaeo-

Ancient or prehistoric times.

-cene

A division of geological time.

chrono-

Time.

-ennium

A period of years.

eo-

Early, primeval.

palaeo-

Ancient.

palin-

Again.

post-

After in time or order.

pre-

Prior to; before; earlier; in front of.

proto-

Original or first; primitive or ancestral.

synchro-

Synchronous.

ur-

Primitive; original; earliest.

yester-

Yesterday.

-zoic1

Relating to a given geological aeon or era.

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