Word of the Week June 23, 2021 12:22

Latin and Greek for English Vocabulary 

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 brev-, bri-

brev-, bri- sounds like or suggests briefcase.

Imagine a briefcase with a pair of shorts on it!


The briefcase with the shorts on it will help you remember

that brev-, bri- means: short

English examples:

Brevity, abbreviate, brief, abridge, abridgement


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