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protasis

prot·a·sis

protasis

 
pronunciation:
pra t sihs
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part of speech: noun
inflections: protases
definition: in a conditional sentence, the clause that expresses the condition, usu. beginning with "if". (Cf. apodosis.)
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The word protasis contains the following part:
pro-2 Greek prefix that means before
synonyms:
pre-
antonyms:
post-