from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Preceding the verb.
- adj. Having not yet learned to speak: preverbal children.
- adj. Marked by the absence of spoken language: preverbal sounds; the preverbal stage of development.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. At an early stage of development in which one is not yet able to communicate by means of words.
- adj. Occurring before the verb in a sentence or expression.
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