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 for prefix notation
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  prefix notation
      n 1: a parenthesis-free notation for forming mathematical
           expressions in which each operator precedes its operands
           [syn: prefix notation, Lukasiewicz notation, Polish
           notation]

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  prefix notation
  prefix syntax
  
      (Or "prefix syntax") One of the possible orderings
     of functions and operands: in prefix notation the function
     precedes all its operands.  For example, what may normally be
     written as "1+2" becomes "(+ 1 2)".  A few languages (e.g.,
     lisp) have strictly prefix syntax, many more employ prefix
     notation in combination with infix notation.
  
     The opposite, postfix notation, is somewhat rarer.
  
     (2014-07-08)
  

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