prepositive

adjective
pre·​pos·​i·​tive | \ pri-ˈpä-zə-tiv How to pronounce prepositive (audio) , -ˈpäz-tiv \

Definition of prepositive

: put before : prefixed

Other Words from prepositive

prepositively adverb

First Known Use of prepositive

1583, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for prepositive

Late Latin praepositivus, from Latin praepositus, past participle of praeponere

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“Prepositive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prepositive. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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