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pre- +‎ order

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preorder (third-person singular simple present preorders, present participle preordering, simple past and past participle preordered)

  1. (transitive) To order (goods or services) in advance, before they are available.

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preorder (plural preorders)

  1. An order for goods or services placed in advance.
  2. (set theory) A binary relation that is reflexive and transitive.
    The relation of logical implication over sentences is an example of a preorder.

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preorder (not comparable)

  1. (computing theory) Of a tree traversal, recursively visiting the root before the left and right subtrees.

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