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predesignate

[ pree-dez-ig-neyt ]
/ pri藞d蓻z 瑟g藢ne瑟t /
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verb (used with object), pre路des路ig路nat路ed, pre路des路ig路nat路ing.
to designate beforehand.
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Origin of predesignate

First recorded in 1815鈥25; pre- + designate

OTHER WORDS FROM predesignate

pre路des路ig路na路tion, nounpre路des路ig路na路to路ry [pree-dez-ig-nuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, pree-dez-ig-ney-tuh-ree], /pri藞d蓻z 瑟g n蓹藢t蓴r i, -藢to蕣r i, 藢pri d蓻z 瑟g藞ne瑟 t蓹 ri/, adjective
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