pre·​state | \ prēˈstāt \

Definition of prestate

1 Roman & civil law : perform : furnish pursuant to an obligation : undertake
2 Roman & civil law : guarantee, indemnify
3 Roman & civil law : to support by oath

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History and Etymology for prestate

Latin praestatus, past participle of praestare to be responsible for, perform, pay, give

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“Prestate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prestate. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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