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Origin of prearrange

First recorded in 1805–15; pre- + arrange
Related formspre·ar·range·ment, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples of prearranged

  • The proceedings seemed to have been prearranged, for no word was exchanged.

    Roden's Corner

    Henry Seton Merriman

  • The rescue had been prearranged, and the man had jumped into a coupé and driven off at a gallop.

  • By a sort of clairvoyance, Roma could see the Baron in the midst of the scenes he had prearranged.

  • What else had those signals meant but that they had been left there in a prearranged spot?


    Louis Joseph Vance

  • It was the prearranged signal for Pete Ellinwood to come in.

    The Harbor of Doubt

    Frank Williams

British Dictionary definitions for prearranged


  1. having been arranged beforehanda pre-arranged meeting
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