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presignify

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verb pre·sig·ni·fy \(ˌ)prē-ˈsig-nə-ˌfī\

Definition of presignify

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to intimate or signify beforehand :  presage



Origin of presignify

Latin praesignificare, from prae- + significare to signify


First Known Use: 1586


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