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antecedent

 [an″te-se´dent]
a precursor.
plasma thromboplastin antecedent (PTA) factor XI, one of the coagulation factors.

an·te·ced·ent

(an'te-sē'dent),
A precursor.
[L. antecedo, to go before]

antecedent

adjective Existing or occurring before, which may be linked to subsequent events. See Preexisting.

an·te·ced·ent

(an'tĕ-sē'dĕnt)
A precursor.
[L. antecedo, to go before]

an·te·ced·ent

(an'tĕ-sē'dĕnt)
A precursor.
[L. antecedo, to go before]
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(3) Each antecedence of rule includes four parts: antecedence control, connection type, constant C1 and C2.
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As the first five-star hotel in Russia, its antecedence stretches back to 1824, when an inn opened on the site.
court held the election irrevocable by focusing both on its antecedence to the agreement's operation (the election was made before the agreement's triggering event--the decedent's death--occurred), as well as the fact that the buyout election created a statutory right in the decedent's estate to sell his shares upon its filing.
Initial and constant loss rate include two Parameters of constant rate and Initial loss which show the physical characteristics of soil, land use and antecedence conditions of basin [10].
The law has always recognized the value of antecedence. Think of birthrights (primogeniture) and all the advantages conferred by virtue of seniority.
They existed before, and their antecedence explains why men legislate.
It does not look to the Gothic vault for its antecedence, but rather seeks a way of resolving the tiered pointed arches and cusped work of the canopy sheltering the pair of reclining figures below.
The idea that there is some form of collective alternative to individuals being the 'sole leader' in organisations has its theoretical antecedence in ideas such as those expressed by Kropotkin, who was convinced that a well informed group would be wiser than any single leader and Bakunin, who observed that no man or woman is truly universal and therefore can legitimately be considered to be completely in control, and suggests that if such universality could ever be realised in one person then that person would have to be driven out as they would make 'idiots' and 'imbeciles' of us all (1871).
New technologies have made it possible for audio producers to edit and manipulate recorded sound in a manner that varies from incredibly authentic reproductions of the original sounds to final recordings that no longer bear recognizable antecedence to the original performances, depending on the selected actions of the producer.
Rousseau (2007:32ff) is more inclusive of the more rarely used particles and groups the coordinators into 4 categories based on the relations they impose: those which express junction (conjunction or disjunction), antecedence and consequence (e.g.