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precede
used in A Room of One's Own

3 uses
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Definition
to go or do before
  • Both in France and in England the women poets precede the women novelists.
    4 (38% in)
  • Therefore I propose, making use of all the liberties and licences of a novelist, to tell you the story of the two days that preceded my coming here—how, bowed down by the weight of the subject which you have laid upon my shoulders, I pondered it, and made it work in and out of my daily life.
    1 (7% in)
  • Have I, in the preceding words, conveyed to you sufficiently the warnings and reprobation of mankind?
    6 (85% in)

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