prepone

[pree-pohn]

verb (used with object), pre·poned, pre·pon·ing. Indian English.

to reschedule to an earlier day or time: Our Wednesday meeting has been preponed to Tuesday afternoon at 3:00.

Nearby words

  1. prepollex,
  2. preponderance,
  3. preponderant,
  4. preponderate,
  5. preponderous,
  6. preportion,
  7. prepose,
  8. preposition,
  9. prepositional,
  10. prepositional phrase

Origin of prepone

First recorded in 1970–75; pre- + (post)pone

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British Dictionary definitions for prepone

prepone

verb (tr)

Indian to bring forward to an earlier time

Word Origin for prepone

C20: pre- + (post) pone

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