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precede
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Definition
to go or do before
  • They put her in a private room at the hospital, where she began to die with the same signs and symptoms that had preceded Sister M. E.'s death.
    p. 110.4
  • But it seems possible that in the years preceding the outbreak of Marburg virus in Germany, a hidden outbreak of the virus occurred on the slopes of Mount Elgon.
    p. 43.1
  • It is a characteristic of a predator to become invisible to its prey during the quiet and sometimes lengthy stalk that precedes an explosive attack.
    p. 136.4
  • It was the Friday evening at the end of the week following Thanksgiving, the start of a quiet weekend that precedes the Christmas season.
    p. 301.1

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