im-

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im-

2
variant of in-3. before b, m, p: imbalance; immoral; imperishable.

im-

3
variant of in-1. before b, m, p: imbed; immure; impose.
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im-
 
prefix
in- a variant of in-

in-, il-, im- or ir-1
 
prefix
Compare un- not; non-: incredible; insincere; illegal; imperfect; irregular
 
[from Latin in-; related to ne-, nōn not]
 
il-, il-, im- or ir-1
 
prefix
 
[from Latin in-; related to ne-, nōn not]
 
im-, il-, im- or ir-1
 
prefix
 
[from Latin in-; related to ne-, nōn not]
 
ir-, il-, im- or ir-1
 
prefix
 
[from Latin in-; related to ne-, nōn not]

in-, il-, im- or ir-2
 
prefix
1.  in; into; towards; within; on: infiltrate; immigrate
2.  having an intensive or causative function: inflame; imperil
 
[from in (prep, adv)]
 
il-, il-, im- or ir-2
 
prefix
 
[from in (prep, adv)]
 
im-, il-, im- or ir-2
 
prefix
 
[from in (prep, adv)]
 
ir-, il-, im- or ir-2
 
prefix
 
[from in (prep, adv)]

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im-
variant of in- before -b-, -m-, -p-, in the sense of "not" (immobile, impersonal) as well as "in" (implant, impoverish). See in-.
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Medical Dictionary

im- 1
pref.
Variant of in-1.

im- 2
pref.
Variant of in-2.

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