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precedent

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of precedent

  1. going before another in time or order behavior that may be explained by a precedent event in her troubled life Synonyms antecedent, anterior, foregoing, former, previous, preceding, priorRelated Words advance, early, premature; earliest, first, inaugural, initial, maiden, original, pioneer; preexisting; introductory, preliminary; erstwhile, whilomNear Antonyms advanced, late; closing, concluding, final, last, latest, latter, terminal, ultimateAntonyms after, ensuing, following, later, posterior, subsequent, succeeding



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