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preconviction combined form of conviction.
precook to cook ahead of time, or to cook partially in advance of further cooking.
precool combined form of cool.
precopulatory combined form of copulatory.
precrease combined form of crease.
precrisis combined form of crisis.
precursor one that comes before and proclaims the arrival of someone or something; indication that a specific event will soon take place. [2 definitions]
precursory coming before and serving to indicate what will follow; premonitory. [2 definitions]
precut combined form of cut.
pred. abbreviation of "predicate," in grammar, belonging or pertaining to the predicate of a sentence. [2 definitions]
predacious living by preying on other animals; predatory.
predate to occur or exist before. [2 definitions]
predation the act or practice of plundering. [2 definitions]
predator an animal that eats the flesh of others. [2 definitions]
predatory living on the flesh of other animals. [3 definitions]
predawn combined form of dawn.
predecease to die before (another person or an event).
predecessor one who holds a position, job, or the like prior to another. [3 definitions]
predefine combined form of define.
predelivery combined form of delivery.
predeparture combined form of departure.