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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An indication of the approach of something or someone; A person who goes before or announces the coming of another; A substance from which another substance is formed (especially by a metabolic reaction).

Usage examples (32)
  • We are not there yet, but I'd be disappointed if in two years time there was not some movement towards truth as a precursor to reconcilliation.
  • Requirements relating to the largest exporting and importing countries of certain precursor chemicals.
  • It is well known as the precursor of stormy weather.
  • In his Novena (Manila, 1913), he is called the precursor of for more
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