noun pre·la·tion \prēˈlāshən\

Definition of prelation



  1. :  an act of preferring or the condition of being preferred :  preferment, promotion

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Origin and Etymology of prelation

Middle English, from Middle French, from Latin praelation-, praelatio, from praelatus (suppletive past participle of praeferre to prefer) + -ion-, -io -ion — more at prelate

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a brief usually trivial fact

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