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predecease

[ pree-di-sees ]
/ 藢pri d瑟藞sis /
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verb (used with object), pre路de路ceased, pre路de路ceas路ing.
to die before (another person, the occurrence of an event, etc.).
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Origin of predecease

First recorded in 1585鈥95; pre- + decease
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British Dictionary definitions for predecease

predecease
/ (藢pri藧d瑟藞si藧s) /

verb
to die before (some other person)
noun
rare earlier death
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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