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pretax combined form of tax.
pretechnological combined form of technological.
preteen of, pertaining to, or intended for children of about ten to twelve years old; preadolescent. [2 definitions]
pretelevision combined form of television.
pretend to claim or represent falsely or insincerely in order to deceive. [7 definitions]
pretended falsely claimed; fictitious; feigned. [2 definitions]
pretender one who misrepresents, acts falsely, or otherwise pretends. [2 definitions]
pretense an act or instance of pretending; sham or fiction. [4 definitions]
pretension a false or insincere show or claim; pretense. [3 definitions]
pretensionless combined form of pretension.
pretentious assuming or marked by an air of importance or superiority that is unwarranted. [2 definitions]
preterit in grammar, past.
preterition the act of passing over or omitting, as the omission of an heir or heirs from a will. [2 definitions]
pretermination combined form of termination.
pretermit to overlook or neglect.
preternatural out of or beyond the natural; extraordinary or unnatural. [2 definitions]
pretest a preliminary test or trial of a product, questionnaire, or the like. [4 definitions]
pretext a false reason or claim put forward to mask one's true motive or aim.
pretheater combined form of theater.
Pretoria the administrative capital of South Africa. (Cf. Bloemfontein, Cape Town.)
pretournament combined form of tournament.