pre

• short e sound (/prɛ/): precedent, president, present (here and now, gift), presence, preference, press, pressure, precious, premise, prejudice, prep, pretzel, preface, predator, predecessor, preferable, prevalent, pregnant, prelude, preparation, presentation, preposition, premonition, prescient

• short i sound ( /prɪ/): prevail, prepare, precarious, precaution, present (to introduce, to show, to give), represent, pretend, prevent, precede, prefer, preserve, preservative, precipitate, predict, prediction, prescription, predicament, preliminary, premier, precise, preshrunk, prescribe, predominant, prerogative, preponderance, preposterous, precocious, presume, preclude, prejudge, precursor, comprehensive

• long e sound: prefix, premium, preview, prescreen, prerelease, preprint, predate, prehistoric, previous, preexist, precept, pretext, prequel, preschool, preteen, preoccupy, preordain, precognition, predisposition, preconceive, predetermine, predefine, preplan, prelaunch, preestablish, prearrange, preset, preload, preprocess, presort, preselect, presift, prefill, preheat, pretreat, premoisten, presoak, prewash, precondition, precomputed, preconfigure, preinstall, prebuild, premade, premix, precut, prepurchase, prepay, preowned, preempt, preemptive (pre-emptive), pretest, prequalify, preapprove, prerequisite, prenuptial (prenup), premature, predispose, premeditate, pretrial, depreciate

* The prefix pre- usually means "before", e.g. prehistoric.


present
• adj. 形容詞 (重音在前 /prɛ/): 現在的、目前的、出席的、在場的
• n. 名詞 (重音在前 /prɛ/): 禮物
• v. 動詞 (重音在後 /prɪ/): 提出、呈現