antecedence, antecedents

antecedence, antecedents
   Antecedence means precedence; antecedents are ancestors or other things that have gone before.

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  • antecedence, antecedents —    Antecedence means precedence; antecedents are ancestors or other things that have gone before …   Dictionary of troublesome word

  • antecedence —  , antecedents  Antecedence means precedence; antecedents are ancestors or other things that have gone before …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • antécédent — antécédent, ente [ ɑ̃tesedɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. et n. m. • 1361; lat. antecedens, de cedere « aller » I ♦ Adj. Rare Antérieur logiquement ou chronologiquement. « Question sociale ? Certes. Mais la question morale est antécédente » (A. Gide). Géol. Qui… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • antecedent — [ˌantɪ si:d(ə)nt] noun 1》 a thing that existed before or logically precedes another. 2》 (antecedents) a person s ancestors and social background. 3》 Grammar an earlier word, phrase, or clause to which a following pronoun refers back. 4》 Logic the …   English new terms dictionary

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