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premotion

n.

1640s, from medical Latin praemotionem (nominative praemotio), noun of action from past participle stem of Late Latin praemovere, from prae- (see pre-) + movere "to move" (see move (v.)).

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  • Both the system of premotion and our own are abused, as depriving men of their liberty.

    A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 6 (of 10)

    Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)