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

Etymologies

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Examples

  • French and German use of the term preceded the English.

    LITERATURE AND ITS COGNATES

  • As such, the cause, whom we refer to as God, had no need of a beginning, as beginnings are a function of the space-time continuum, and God 'preceded' it, although of course the word preceded is meaningless and used only for the purposes of our limited perspective.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Was the government right in preceded with the snake hunt Nelson proposed?

    On Hunting Pythons in Florida

  • As if to underscore his allegiances, McCain preceded his trip to pay court to Lord Rothschild with a visit to Israel, the Middle East state that counts the Rothschild family as among its chief patrons, to the point that an earlier Rothschild, Edmond, of the Paris-based arm of the banking family, is honored on Israel's currency today.

    Don't Bail Out the International Bankers

  • The only Friend never nominated for an Emmy was considered a good prospect this year for her freshman hit Cougar Town, but will apparently have to wait till 2011 to hear her name preceded by the phrase “and the nominees are…”

    Emmy Nominations 2010: Your water-cooler cheat sheet! | EW.com

  • CAPTCHA stands for Complete Automated Public Turing test to tell Computer and Humans Apart, It is probably one of those acronyms in which the acronym preceded the words that make it up.

    Protect your users with CAPTCHA codes

  • One bore the address of Mrs. Floud and the other was quite astonishingly to myself, the name preceded by "Colonel."

    Ruggles of Red Gap

  • Antichrist, the summing up and concentration of all the world evil that preceded, is the eighth, but yet one of the seven (Re 17: 11). crowns -- Greek, "diadems." name of blasphemy -- So C, Coptic, and Andreas.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • In the name of Egypt this term preceded, that country being styled Ai-Gupt, Αιγυπτος, the land of the Gupti, called afterwards Cupti, and Copti.

    A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume I.

  • But here, as on the dim sum menu, Chinese characters preceded the English words.

    Projo.com Projo Local News

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