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word element [L.], before (in time or space).
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

pre-

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

prefix, Latin, before
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

pre-

Prefix meaning anterior; before (in time or space).
See also: ante-, pro- (1)
[L. prae]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

pre-

Prefix denoting before, preceding or prior to.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

pre-

prefix denoting before, occurring before.
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pre-

Combining form meaning anterior; before (in time or space).
[L. prae]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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There was a large difference in the means from the pre- to post-course surveys on "Knowledge and confidence in their ability to help ESL students" (statements 2, 9, 11 & 25), one participant wrote, "This class has given me many different techniques for teaching ESL.
The preservice teachers' understanding of the ESL students also registered large differences from pre- to post-course responses (statements 1 & 10).
Awareness of the ESL students was another item that showed a difference from the pre- to post-course survey.