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pre-

 
word element [L.], before (in time or space).

pre-

Anterior; before (in time or space).
See also: ante-, pro- (1).
[L. prae]

pre-

word element [L.], before (in time or space).

pre-, prae-

prefix meaning "before or in front of": preataxic, precritical, pregenital.

pre-

prefix, Latin, before

pre-

Prefix meaning anterior; before (in time or space).
See also: ante-, pro- (1)
[L. prae]

pre-

Prefix denoting before, preceding or prior to.

pre-

prefix denoting before, occurring before.

pre-

before

pre-

Combining form meaning anterior; before (in time or space).
[L. prae]

pre-

word element. [L.] before (in time or space).
References in classic literature ?
Hesiod's diction is in the main Homeric, but one of his charms is the use of quaint allusive phrases derived, perhaps, from a pre- Hesiodic peasant poetry: thus the season when Boreas blows is the time when `the Boneless One gnaws his foot by his fireless hearth in his cheerless house'; to cut one's nails is `to sever the withered from the quick upon that which has five branches'; similarly the burglar is the `day-sleeper', and the serpent is the `hairless one'.
The real estate bubble and interest-only mortgages have given many pre- and post-retirees a false sense of retirement security.
This will give our clients greater marketing flexibility to apply pre- and post-paid payment methods to meet the individual needs and preferences of their customers.