1. Prefix.  from or of: ''aboriginal'' (of the beginning); ''absorb'' (from + sucking in).
  2. Prefix.  (context, non-productive) away from: ''abnormal''.
  3. Prefix.  (physics) an electromagnetic unit in the centimeter-gram-second system: ''abcoulomb''.

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