Preceding and Precedent

Preceding

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Preceding adjective – Going before another in time or order.
Usage example: had not eaten since the preceding day

Precedent is a synonym for preceding in time topic. In some cases you can use "Precedent" instead the word "Preceding" as an adjective or an adverb or a noun, when it comes to topics like anterior, precede, before, earlier. rare substitute
Nearby Words: precede, precedent, precedence, preceded
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Precedent

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Precedent adjective – Going before another in time or order.
Usage example: behavior that may be explained by a precedent event in her troubled life

Preceding is a synonym for precedent in time topic. You can use "Preceding" instead the word "Precedent" as an adjective or an adverb or a noun, if it concerns topics such as precede, before. popular alternative
Nearby Words: precede, preceding, precedence, precedential
Synonyms for Precedent
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