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pre-establish

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Pronunciation: /priːɪˈstablɪʃ
 
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Definition of pre-establish in English:

verb

[with object] (usually as adjective pre-established)
Establish (something) in advance: he had no pre-established plan
More example sentences
  • Points 12 and 13 pre-established a fixed salary per year for the first three years of activity for each bookkeeper.
  • Her article explores the phenomenon of fan fiction - stories written by fans of television shows, books or movies that use pre-established characters, settings and histories.
  • Those who succeeded in their application would be allocated a European country according to pre-established quotas.

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