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    Definition of pre- in English Dictionary

  • PrefixPREpré-
    1. Before; used to form words meaning "in front of (in space)".
      1. Before; used to form words meaning "before (in time)".
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • Before this time, the analytical phase was the main point of focus but it has become clear that the pre- and postanalytical phases are much more vulnerable than previously expected.
          • However, we were unable to measure changes of in vivo implant stiffness between pre- and postinduction.
          • Table 4 Pre- and post-treatment UES sagittal diameter at cricopharyngeal muscle Measures are made in mm, during bolus passage in videofluoroscopy.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Morphemes
          • Prefixes
        Related Links:
        1. en pre-K
        2. en pre-op
        3. en pre-Ks
        4. en pre-cum
        5. en pre-vis
        Source: Wiktionary
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        Meaning of pre- for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "pre-" is a morpheme, more specifically, a prefixe.
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