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precede
used in Pride and Prejudice

5 uses
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Definition
to go or do before
  • Much had been done and much had been said in the regiment since the preceding Wednesday; several of the officers had dined lately with their uncle, a private had been flogged, and it had actually been hinted that Colonel Forster was going to be married.
    Chapter 12 (95% in)
  • Easter was approaching, and the week preceding it was to bring an addition to the family at Rosings, which in so small a circle must be important.
    Chapter 30 (55% in)
  • Her uncle and aunt were all amazement; and the embarrassment of her manner as she spoke, joined to the circumstance itself, and many of the circumstances of the preceding day, opened to them a new idea on the business.
    Chapter 44 (7% in)
  • There was not much in the question, nor in the preceding remark; but there was a look and a manner which gave them meaning.
    Chapter 44 (44% in)
  • The horses were post; and neither the carriage, nor the livery of the servant who preceded it, were familiar to them.
    Chapter 56 (3% in)

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