[ pree-fig-yuh-rey-shuhn, pree-fig- ]
/ priˌfɪg yəˈreɪ ʃən, ˌpri fɪg- /
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British Dictionary definitions for prefiguration
/ (ˌpriːfɪɡəˈreɪʃən) /
the act of prefiguring
something that prefigures, such as a prototype
Derived forms of prefigurationprefigurative, adjectiveprefiguratively, adverbprefigurativeness, noun
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