Translation of antecedent in Spanish:
- 1 (precursor, forerunner)Example sentences
- It traces the historical antecedents to freed people's intense desire to become literate and demonstrates how the visions of enslaved African Americans emerged into plans and action once slavery ended.
- There are literary and historical antecedents to this book, too.
- Pundits have searched for literary antecedents to this creature.
- 2 (Linguistics, Mathematics, Philosophy)Example sentences
- Plural pronouns with nominally singular antecedents like ‘everyone’ have been a major battlefield in the grammar wars.
- Because they are free of antecedents, such clauses are sometimes called independent or free relative clauses.
- He thinks the word ‘everyone’ is singular, so it can't be the antecedent of a third person plural pronoun like ‘they’ or ‘their’.
- Obedience to a hypothetical imperative is always obedience to the condition expressed in its antecedent.
- If the antecedent of a conditional is false, the statement is always true!
- ‘If lying is wrong, then he will lie,’ has an antecedent whose embedded content is the same as a statement predicating the property on which the speakers moral disapproval supervenes.
- events antecedent to the independence [formal]acontecimientos que antecedieron or precedieron a la independenciaExample sentences
- Hawthorne's text is studiously inscrutable about events antecedent to Hester's being branded adulteress.
- Behaviors are directed by the antecedent stimuli that preceded them and announce the availability of a positive or negative consequence.
- And much will depend, in this case, on all of the conditions antecedent to the initiation of combat.
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