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verb (used with object), pre·ar·ranged, pre·ar·rang·ing.
  1. to arrange in advance or beforehand.
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Origin of prearrange

First recorded in 1805–15; pre- + arrange
Related formspre·ar·range·ment, noun
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Historical Examples

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

    Astounding Stories of Super-Science, March 1930


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

    Radio Boys Loyalty

    Wayne Whipple

  • 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

  • According to pre-arrangement, I took charge of the operations.

    Ti-Ping Tien-Kwoh

    Augustus F. Lindley

  • There, by pre-arrangement, they were met by Inspector Burton.

Word Origin and History for pre-arrangement


also prearrangement, 1775, from pre- + arrangement.

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