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pre-AIDS

Syllabification: pre-AIDS
Pronunciation: /prēˈādz
 
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Definition of pre-AIDS in English:

adjective

1Following infection with HIV but before the full development of AIDS: pre-AIDS patients
1.1Before the recognition of AIDS as a disease: we are dealing with an era that was pre-AIDS
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  • I wonder if the power of pre-AIDS bacchanalia owes as much to its pre-commercial aspect as to its shame-free sexual licence - in the same way that the pre-corporate internet was deemed superior.
  • ‘It was a pre-AIDS epic, set primarily in San Francisco,’ he says.
  • I wanted to talk about how frightening sexuality was - even pre-AIDS - for an adolescent on the cusp of sexuality.

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