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pr@ sid

transitive verb
definition 1:  to come before in time.
example:  January precedes February.
example:  Our flight preceded theirs by two hours.
example:  Baseball games are usually preceded by the singing of the national anthem.

definition 2:  to come before in rank, order, or importance.
example:  The captain’s command precedes that of the lieutenant.

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