precede

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Precede is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /pɹəˈsɪid/ or /pɹɪˈsɪid/ or /ˈpɹɪi.sɪid/, SAMPA: /pr@"si:d/

Verb[change]

Plain form
precede

Third-person singular
precedes

Past tense
preceded

Past participle
preceded

Present participle
preceding

  1. (transitive & intransitive) to come before.
    A precedes B in the alphabet.
    More change has happened in the last 20 years than in the preceding 100.
    Each of the above exercises should be immediately preceded by taking a deep breath.

Antonyms[change]

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