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pre-




a prefix occurring originally in loanwords from Latin, where it meant “before” (preclude; prevent); applied freely as a prefix, with the meanings “prior to,” “in advance of,” “early,” “beforehand,” “before,” “in front of,” and with other figurative meanings (preschool; prewar; prepay: preoral; prefrontal). Also,prae-.

P.R.E.




Petroleum Refining Engineer.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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