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Etymology Edit

From Middle English precedyng, precedenge, present participle of Middle English preceden (to precede), equivalent to precede +‎ -ing.

Pronunciation Edit

  • IPA(key): /pɹɪˈsiːdɪŋ/, /pɹiːˈsiːdɪŋ/
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  • Rhymes: -iːdɪŋ

Adjective Edit

preceding (not comparable)

  1. Occurring before or in front of something else, in time, place, rank or sequence.
    On the preceding Monday Shobana had gone on vacation.

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Verb Edit


  1. present participle and gerund of precede

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