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

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Examples

  • This astonished me, because I had never before seen any indication that the term черносотенцы, chernosotentsy, in Russian predated the twentieth century.

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  • Therefore, when the pope dies, of course, to avoid that anybody gets a hold of that ring and starts issuing documents in his name predated perhaps, they destroy the ring.

    CNN Transcript Apr 24, 2005

  • In 1958, he became president of Sar-A-Lee Inc., a Cleveland-based salad-dressing manufacturer whose name predated the baking titan.

    He and His Wife Wrote the Pricing Bible

  • Of course, she had it easy: Her name change predated the social media wave, and she made the switch before accumulating nearly 70,000 followers across Twitter and Facebook.

    Forbes.com: News

  • BEILENSON: What we're doing, actually, we kind of predated what the CDC is now recommending.

    CNN Transcript Oct 16, 2004

  • Some of the things that John was talking about it, it seem like improvements for the second half of the fiscal year, this is a very seasonal business and I'm wondering has the inventory ship already sailed and the marketing plans already kind of predated John and his improvements, whatever he was talking about there.

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  • In fact, the modern dating scene was predated in many colonial taverns that were known as places where men and women could meet one another.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • And when Martin ended with a cried refrain from a spiritual that predated the Emancipation Proclamation, the sense of history - past and future - struck me full force:

    The first draft of 'I have a dream'

  • The bribes allegedly predated the administrations of Nestor Kirchner and his wife and successor, Cristina, allegedly occurring during the administrations of former Argentine presidents Fernando de la Rua and Carlos Menem.

    U.S. Charges Ex-Siemens Executives in Alleged Bribery Scheme

  • Cargill says those studies predated its development of Truvia.

    Bracing for the Fake Sugar Rush

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