Definition of pre in English:


Line breaks: pre
Pronunciation: /ˈpriː


  • Previous to; before: the tree was almost certainly planted pre 1700
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    • My husband visited Tossa pre our meeting and enjoyed it, and it is still on our list to visit.
    • My florist had visited my reception venue pre our meeting, which I found most impressive.


1960s: independent usage of pre-.

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