verb (used with object), pre·dat·ed, pre·dat·ing.
- predation pressure,
Origin of predate
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Meerson traces this scarcity of one-man performers back to a culture of collectivism that predates even the Communist revolution.
It predates each of the three major faiths and had no place at any historical moment.
Their crafty use of soft power, however ill-intentioned, predates the “change” in our new foreign-policy approach.
It predates the founding of our nation and even the landing at Plymouth Rock.