prenotion

noun
pre·​no·​tion | \ (ˌ)prē-ˈnō-shən How to pronounce prenotion (audio) , ˈprē-ˌnō- \

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First Known Use of prenotion

1588, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for prenotion

Latin praenotion-, praenotio preconception, from prae- + notio idea, conception — more at notion

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“Prenotion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prenotion. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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