Translation of predate in Spanish:

predate

Pronunciation: /priːˈdeɪt/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

[formal]
  • 1.1 (precede) ser* anterior a 1.2 [document/letter] antedatar [formal], poner* una fecha anterior en
    More example sentences
    • Prosecutors said the committee had approved applicants who presented forged honours that carried dates pre-dating the actual creation of the vaunted title.
    • The show had well passed its sell by date (it pre-dated Showboat on Broadway, where it opened the Ziegfeld Theatre).
    • More surprisingly, much of the modern church and adjacent holy well sit on underground cisterns that clearly pre-date them, and appear to be of Byzantine date.

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