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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Exist beforehand or prior to a certain point in time.

Usage examples (22)
  • Specifically, I am endlessly compelled by the notion that higher stages or levels do not preexist, that is, they are not "given" but are literally created by brave...
  • Slots for the "talented" preexist the people who fill them.
  • Rights, like nonviolence, do not preexist, they are created.
  • But stop talking about rights that preexist the Constitution. for more
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