Definition of antecede in English:


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Pronunciation: /antɪˈsiːd/

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[with object]
Come before (something) in time, order, or position; precede: investigative reporting long antecedes the invention of miniature cameras


late Middle English: from Latin antecedere, from ante 'before' + cedere 'go'.

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