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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

to die before (some other person)

Usage examples (36)
  • I believe, if I predecease Belle, the money would go to the legal offspring
  • Because she has just lost the third of her four children to predecease her?
  • He himself, a suicide in 2008, would predecease both Messrs. Roth and Updike.
  • If the bird died at that moment, it would predecease me by only a very short time. for more
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