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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of prearrange.


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  • I read that Jeanne wrote letters in prearranged code: Any sentence followed by a carefully inked cross was a lie, her friends knew.


  • The company has reached a so-called "prearranged" deal with creditors under which Harry & David would convert its bond debt to equity, one of these people said.

    Harry & David Nears Chapter 11

  • In the past several days, congressional representatives have met with bankers and bankruptcy experts to discuss the possibility of a so-called prearranged bankruptcy for either GM or Chrysler, these people said.

    Big Three Seek $34 Billion Aid

  • MGM's creditors are currently holding talks with Spyglass Entertainment and Summit Entertainment about running the studio, should they gain control under what is known as a prearranged bankruptcy, according to a person briefed on the matter.


  • All three companies filed so-called prearranged bankruptcies in which they reached agreements with major lenders to restructure debt before filing.

    Reuters: Top News

  • Talks have focused on a "prearranged" filing in which TerreStar would seek bankruptcy protection with many creditors already agreeing to a restructuring plan, one of these people said.

    TerreStar Weighs Bankruptcy Filing

  •  I shivered after them and watched as my Mother, as if in some kind of prearranged gesture, extended her arms out before her, dropped the Audimeter into the light dust of snow that had layered our abbreviated front lawn, and then gestured to Mikhail to hand her the bat.

    The Nielsens (part two)

  • The regulators cited improper "prearranged" trades between Schonfeld affiliates and unreported deficiencies in net-capital levels.

    Wall Street's B-List Firms Trade on Bigger Rivals' Woes

  • The big issue is whether Martha, as she asserts, sold her stock in some kind of prearranged deal where when it reached below $60 a share, or whether she had inside information.

    CNN Transcript Aug 12, 2002

  • (UNIDENTIFIED REPORTER): And is there concern that there might be some kind of prearranged set of language or something like that that he would state that would supposedly trigger ...

    CNN Transcript Oct 10, 2001


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  • There are adjectival uses in the examples.

    August 20, 2011