HyperDic: preceding

English > 2 senses of the word preceding:
ADJECTIVEallprecedingexisting or coming before
allpreceding, past, retiringof a person who has held and relinquished a position or office
preceding > pronunciation
Soundspriysiy'dihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > preceding: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningExisting or coming before.
Attribute oftemporal relationA relation involving time
timingThe time when something happens
NarroweraboveAppearing earlier in the same text
above-mentioned, above-namedmentioned or named earlier in the same text
foregoingespecially of writing or speech
introductory, prefatorial, prefatoryServing as an introduction or preface
precedentpreceding in time, order, or significance
premedicalpreceding and preparing for the study of medicine
preparatory, preparative, propaedeuticpreceding and preparing for something
previous, oldJust preceding something else in time or order
See alsoantecedentpreceding in time or order
Oppositesucceedingcoming after or following
Spanishprecedente
Catalanprecedent
English > preceding: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningOf a person who has held and relinquished a position or office.
Synonymspast, retiring
BroaderoutgoingLeaving a place or a position
Spanishsaliente

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