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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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of or pertaining to the period immediately preceding an uprising or revolution; or or pertaining to the period of the British colonies in America prior to the American Revolution

Usage examples (32)
  • Nicaragua regresses to its blind pre-revolutionary days.
  • We're seeing potentially Iran is in a pre-revolutionary state.
  • I have established the comparison based on pre-revolutionary indexes.
  • In the pre-revolutionary period, "riots and tumults" were commonplace. for more
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