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antedate
American English: /ˈæn(t)ɪˌdeɪt/
British English: /antɪˈdeɪt/
, /ˈantɪdeɪt/

Translation of antedate in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • (event)
    ser anterior a
    anteceder a
    preceder a
    (building/manuscript)
    datar de un período anterior a
    it antedates the Napoleonic era
    es anterior a la época napoleónica
    data de un período anterior a la época napoleónica
    it antedated Modernism by 50 years
    fue 50 años anterior al modernismo
    Example sentences
    • The conflict that the book is about can also be interpreted as a conflict not between Islam and Christianity but between Europe and Afro-Asia whose origin antedates the rise of Islam.
    • THE PRACTICE OF land-value taxation is deeply rooted in Danish history, going back at least to the reign of Valdemar the Great, and possibly even antedating the Viking king, Sven Forkbeard.
    • This technique recalls medieval recipes antedating the invention of the pudding cloth.
    Example sentences
    • More than 300 words and phrases are being examined, with OED researchers hoping to antedate them (find an earlier use) or postdate them (find a recent example to prove a word is still in use).
    • He was later tried for having antedated a consulting bill, but was acquitted.

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