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preferment the act of promoting or being promoted to a higher position or office. [2 definitions]
preferred stock that portion of a corporation's stock on which dividends must be paid first, before common stock, and which usu. has priority in distribution of assets in the event the corporation liquidates.
prefeudal combined form of feudal.
prefight combined form of fight.
prefigure to give an earlier indication, image, or representation of; foreshadow. [2 definitions]
prefilled combined form of filled.
prefinance combined form of finance.
prefire combined form of fire.
prefix an affix added to the beginning of a word to alter its meaning and create a new word, such as "anti-" in "antiestablishment." [3 definitions]
preflame combined form of flame.
preflight prior or preparatory to an airplane flight.
preformat combined form of format.
preformulate combined form of formulate.
prefreshman combined form of freshman.
prefrontal of, relating to, or located near the forward part of a frontal lobe or structure of the brain or head.
prefrozen combined form of frozen.
pregame combined form of game.
pregenital combined form of genital.
pregnable vulnerable to attack or conquest.
pregnancy the state, or an instance, of being pregnant.
pregnant of a woman or other female mammal, bearing one or more developing fetuses in the womb. [4 definitions]