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preconize

Line breaks: pre¦con|ize
Pronunciation: /ˈpriːkənʌɪz
 
/
(also preconise)

Definition of preconize in English:

verb

[with object] rare

Origin

late Middle English: from medieval Latin praeconizare, from Latin praeco(n-) 'herald'.

Derivatives

preconization

1
Pronunciation: /-ˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
noun

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