Translation of antedate in Spanish:

antedate

Pronunciation: /ˈæntɪdeɪt/

vt

  • [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
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    • 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.
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    • 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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