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preassign combined form of assign.
prebake combined form of bake.
prebattle combined form of battle.
prebend a stipend granted to a member of the clergy, taken from the income of his or her cathedral or church. [3 definitions]
prebendary a member of the clergy who receives a prebend. [2 definitions]
prebiblical combined form of biblical.
prebook combined form of book.
prebreakfast combined form of breakfast.
prec. abbreviation of "preceded" or "preceding."
Precambrian of, relating to, or designating the earliest geological era, ending approximately 600 million years ago, when the earth's crust was formed and the first evidence of life appeared. [2 definitions]
precancel to cancel (a stamp) before mailing. [2 definitions]
precancerous having or showing the possibility or likelihood of becoming cancerous.
precapitalist combined form of capitalist.
precarious so unstable or insecure as to be dangerous; risky. [3 definitions]
precast concrete concrete that has been cast into form, as of a block, column, or bridge section, before being put in place.
precaution an action or measure taken beforehand to avoid or prevent a dangerous circumstance, or to ensure a favorable result. [2 definitions]
precautionary of, relating to, or consisting of a precaution. [2 definitions]
precede to come before in time. [3 definitions]
precedence the act of preceding. [3 definitions]
precedent an act that serves or may serve as an example for future actions of a similar nature. [3 definitions]
precedential of or being a precedent. [2 definitions]