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prearrange

[pree-uh-reynj] /ˌpri əˈreɪndʒ/
verb (used with object), prearranged, prearranging.
1.
to arrange in advance or beforehand.
Origin of prearrange
1805-1815
1805-15; pre- + arrange
Related forms
prearrangement, noun
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  • Save for the pre-arrangement with the Planetara, the Grantline party would have been helpless here on the Moon.

  • Moa had been near him; and as though by pre-arrangement with him she now accosted me.

  • According to pre-arrangement I asked him, as he entered, what he had come for.

  • Then come when I am in the house by pre-arrangement, and the matter can be dealt with.

    A Tale of Two Tunnels William Clark Russell
  • After an eternity of loneliness the third day dawned, and she went by pre-arrangement to meet the morning train.

  • Hence a visit from Charlotte required a good deal of pre-arrangement.

  • They had returned, 223 probably by pre-arrangement and had met in the roadway.

    Radio Boys Loyalty Wayne Whipple
  • The president nodded to the cripple, as if by some pre-arrangement, and said, "Proceed."

    Caesar's Column Ignatius Donnelly
  • His confidence that he will not have long his walk for nothing rests on certain matters of pre-arrangement.

    Gwen Wynn Mayne Reid
  • His confidence that he will not have his long walk for nothing rests on certain matters of pre-arrangement.

    Gwen Wynn Mayne Reid
Word Origin and History for pre-arrangement
n.

also prearrangement, 1775, from pre- + arrangement.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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