antecedence

noun
an·​te·​ced·​ence | \ ˌan-tə-ˈsē-dᵊn(t)s How to pronounce antecedence (audio) \

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circa 1626, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of antecedence was circa 1626

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“Antecedence.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antecedence. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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