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premillennial Syllabification: pre·mil·len·ni·al
Pronunciation: /ˌprēməˈlenēəl/

Definition of premillennial in English:


1Existing or occurring before a new millennium.
Example sentences
  • What we have here is a major player in the premillennial cultural pool, and a loose-knit movement of folks who aim to change the world - while having the best time of their lives.
  • But I do see it as allied to premillennial thinking, and that's even before you get to the Israel issue.
1.1 Christian Theology Relating to or believing in premillennialism.
Example sentences
  • Both Irving and Lacunza were premillennial but historicists.
  • Darby is credited with bringing premillennial dispensationalism to the United States.
  • The writer is dispensational and premillennial in outlook, and seems to know little of Reformed writers or their thinking.
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