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Unformatted text preview: then to a noun with the suffix -ness.-Happiness is an example of an adjective changing to a noun by adding the suffix -ness.-Deactivation is an example of a verb (act) being reversed by adding a prefix de- and then made into a different verb by adding the suffix -ive and then finally to a noun by adding the suffix -ation.-The base of every affix has to be an independent word in the language-What an affix does in a given word has to be the same as what it does in every other word it occurs in. (Un- must be a verb in all cases)-...
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